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The Origins of Virtue: Human Instincts and the Evolution of Cooperation

The Origins of Virtue: Human Instincts and the Evolution of Cooperation

Paperback: 304 pages; Publisher: Penguin Books; First edition (April 1, 1998); ISBN-10: 0140264450, ISBN-13: 978-0140264456; Product dimensions: 0.6 x 5 x 7.6 inches; Shipping weight: 7 ounces.

If, as Darwin suggests, evolution relentlessly encourages the survival of the fittest, why are humans compelled to live in cooperative, complex societies? In this fascinating examination of the roots of human trust and virtue, a zoologist and former American editor of the Economist reveals the results of recent studies that suggest that