Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 October 2011

320 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195388107

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Moving Beyond Self-Interest

Perspectives from Evolutionary Biology, Neuroscience, and the Social Sciences

Stephanie L. Brown, R. Michael Brown, and Louis A. Penner

  • Features new theories and data that transform our understanding of human nature
  • Makes a controversial argument that all human social behavior is not reducible to rational self-interest
  • Interdisciplinary volume that discusses the topic of caring at the micro (neurobiological) and macro (social policy) levels