Why are people nice to each other? What are the reasons for altrusim? Matt Ridley explains how the human mind has evolved a special instinct for social exchange, offering a lucid and persuasive argument about the paradox of human benevolence.
|Publication date:||30th October 1997|
|Publisher:||Penguin Books Ltd|
|Categories:||Neurosciences, Society & culture: general, Psychological theory & schools of thought,|
MATT RIDLEY is a research fellow of the Institute of Economic Affairs and a Trustee of the International Centre for Life, living in Northumberland. His last book, The Red Queen, was short-listed for the Rhone-Poulenc Prize for science books and the Writers' Guild Award for non-fiction.More About Matt Ridley