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The Resource Kindness in a cruel world : the evolution of altruism, Nigel Barber

Kindness in a cruel world : the evolution of altruism, Nigel Barber

Label
Kindness in a cruel world : the evolution of altruism
Title
Kindness in a cruel world
Title remainder
the evolution of altruism
Statement of responsibility
Nigel Barber
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barber, Nigel
Dewey number
155.2/32
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF637.H4
LC item number
B375 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Altruism
  • Altruistic behavior in animals
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Evolutionary psychology
Label
Kindness in a cruel world : the evolution of altruism, Nigel Barber
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 381-405) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Altruism : birds do it, bees do it, people do it -- Evolution and ethics -- Sterile castes of priests and nuns -- Why do people grow up to be altruists? -- Altruism among thieves -- Kindness and health -- Kindness among strangers -- Conformity as altruism -- When altruism fails -- Tapping human altruism -- Saving the world -- Where have all the villains gone?
Control code
ocm55502796
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
415 pages
Isbn
9781591022282
Lccn
2004011156
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)55502796
  • (Sirsi) a824676
Label
Kindness in a cruel world : the evolution of altruism, Nigel Barber
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 381-405) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Altruism : birds do it, bees do it, people do it -- Evolution and ethics -- Sterile castes of priests and nuns -- Why do people grow up to be altruists? -- Altruism among thieves -- Kindness and health -- Kindness among strangers -- Conformity as altruism -- When altruism fails -- Tapping human altruism -- Saving the world -- Where have all the villains gone?
Control code
ocm55502796
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
415 pages
Isbn
9781591022282
Lccn
2004011156
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)55502796
  • (Sirsi) a824676

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