The Origins of Virtue: Human Instincts and the Evolution of Cooperation [Audiobook] download free by Matt Ridley

The Origins of Virtue: Human Instincts and the Evolution of Cooperation Audiobook download free by Matt Ridley
  • Listen audiobook: The Origins of Virtue: Human Instincts and the Evolution of Cooperation
  • Author: Matt Ridley
  • Release date: 1998/7/7
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9780140264456
  • Rating: 9.84 of 10
  • Votes: 215
  • Review by: Dominic Rucker
  • Review rating: 8.4 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/16
  • Duration: 3H43M17S in 256 kbps (60.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-20
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP3, FLAC, AAC, OPUS, AC3, WAV, MPEG4, WMA (compression RAR, CBC, ISO, ACE, IMG, ZIP, RPM)
  • Total pages original book: 304
  • Includes a PDF summary of 36 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 27M (7.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: If evolution by natural selection relentlessly favors self-interest, why do human beings live in complex societies and show so much cooperative spirit? In The Origins of Virtue, Matt Ridley, a zoologist and former American editor of the Economist, shows that recent research in a number of fields has suggested a resolution of the apparent contradiction between self-interest and mutual aid. Brilliantly orchestrating the new findings of geneticists, psychologists, and anthropologists, The Origins of Virtue re-examines the everyday assumptions upon which we base our actions towards others, whether we are nurturing parents, siblings, or trade partners. The Origins of Virtue searches for the roots of that capacity for trust, contrasts it with the social instincts of ants, baboons, and naked mole rats, and draws provocative conclusions for our understanding of politics. Ridley not only traces the evolution of society but shows us how breakthroughs in computer programming, microbiology, and economics have all played their role in providing us with a unique perspective on how and why we relate to each other.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Society & Culture: General, Biology, Life Sciences, Evolution, Ethics & Moral Philosophy, Social, Group Or Collective Psychology
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 15.49 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x15.49mm
  • Weight: 204.12g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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