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£20.49

Hardback

Published: 15 January 2015

320 Pages | With illustrations

235x156mm

ISBN: 9780199386451


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A Talent for Friendship

Rediscovery of a Remarkable Trait

Professor John Edward Terrell

  • Challenges the Enlightenment "Hobbseian" view of human nature — that we are fundamentally violent and selfish creatures — and proposes one based on agreement and cooperation
  • Introduces readers to a novel way of thinking about how the human brain works, explaining why human beings resort to violence
  • Appendix contains a "how to do it" guide to hosting inter-community encounters that foster dialogue and understanding between communities
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