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A Cooperative Species - a book by Bowles, Samuel

A Cooperative Species

Human Reciprocity and Its Evolution

A Cooperative Species( )
Author: Bowles, Samuel
Gintis, Herbert
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $25.95
Book Description:

Why do humans, uniquely among animals, cooperate in large numbers to advance projects for the common good? Contrary to the conventional wisdom in biology and economics, this generous and civic-minded behavior is widespread and cannot be explained simply by far-sighted self-interest or a desire to help close genealogical kin.

In A Cooperative Species, Samuel Bowles and Herbert Gintis--pioneers in the new experimental and evolutionary science of human behavior--show that...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Sociology / General
Psychology / Evolutionary Psychology
Psychology / Social Psychology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.02 x 9.906 x 0.75 Inches
Book Weight:1.125 Pounds

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