The Folly of Fools: The Logic of Deceit and Self-Deception in Human Life [Audiobook] download free by Robert L. Trivers

The Folly of Fools: The Logic of Deceit and Self-Deception in Human Life Audiobook download free by Robert L. Trivers
  • Listen audiobook: The Folly of Fools: The Logic of Deceit and Self-Deception in Human Life
  • Author: Robert L. Trivers
  • Release date: 2014/4/6
  • Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9780465085972
  • Rating: 7.44 of 10
  • Votes: 365
  • Review by: Raven Blythe
  • Review rating: 9.08 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/7
  • Duration: 5H13M22S in 256 kbps (83.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-27
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WAV, FLAC, AIFF, MPEG4, WMA, MPEG-4 SLS, MPEG-4 DST, MP3 (compression JAR, ZIP, TAR.BZ, IMG, RAR)
  • Total pages original book: 416
  • Includes a PDF summary of 35 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 26M55S (7 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: A New York Times Notable Book of 2012Whether it's in a cockpit at takeoff or the planning of an offensive war, a romantic relationship or a dispute at the office, there are many opportunities to lie and self-deceive- but deceit and self-deception carry the costs of being alienated from reality and can lead to disaster. So why does deception play such a prominent role in our everyday lives? In short, why do we deceive?In his bold new work, prominent biological theorist Robert Trivers unflinchingly argues that self-deception evolved in the service of deceit- the better to fool others. We do it for biological reasons- in order to help us survive and procreate. From viruses mimicking host behaviour to humans misremembering (sometimes intentionally) the details of a quarrel, science has proven that the deceptive one can always outwit the masses. But we undertake this deception at our own peril. Trivers has written an ambitious investigation into the evolutionary logic of lying and the costs of leaving it unchecked.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Science: General Issues, Cognition & Cognitive Psychology, Social, Group Or Collective Psychology, Evolution, Biology, Life Sciences, Developmental Biology
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 21.68 USD
  • Dimensions: 140x210x30.48mm
  • Weight: 385.55g
  • Printed by: BASIC BOOKS
  • Published in: New York, United States

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