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The Compassionate Instinct: The Science of Human Goodness

The Compassionate Instinct: The Science of Human Goodness (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

Edited by Keltner, Dacher
Edited by Marsh, Jason
Edited by Smith, Jeremy Adam

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In these pages you will hear from Steven Pinker, who asks, Why is there peace? ; Robert Sapolsky, who examines violence among primates; Paul Ekman, who talks with the Dalai Lama about global compassion; Daniel Goleman, who proposes constructive anger ; and many others. Led by ren...owned psychologist Dacher Keltner, the Greater Good Science Center, based at the University of California in Berkeley, has been at the forefront of the positive psychology movement, making discoveries about how and why people do good. Four times a year the center publishes its findings with essays on forgiveness, moral inspiration, and everyday ethics in Greater Good magazine. The best of these writings are collected here for the first time. A collection of personal stories and empirical research, The Compassionate Instinct will make you think not only about what it means to be happy and fulfilled but also about what it means to lead an ethical and compassionate life.
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ISBN 9780393337280
Released NZ 4 Jan 2010
Publisher WW Norton & Co
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780393337280
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 4-6 weeks
Publisher WW Norton & Co
Imprint WW Norton & Co
Released 4 Jan 2010
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) Edited by Keltner, Dacher
Edited by Marsh, Jason
Edited by Smith, Jeremy Adam
Category Psychology
The Self, Ego, Identity, Personality
Number of Pages 336
Dimensions Width: 142mm
Height: 211mm
Spine: 23mm
Dewey Code 155.232
Weight 273g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Interpersonal relations, Helping behavior, Altruism, Compassion
NBS Text Psychology: Professional & General
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly

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