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Survival of the Friendliest: Understanding Our Origins and Rediscovering Our Common Humanity

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ISBN: 9781786078834
AuthorHare, Brian
Pub Date20/08/2020
BindingHardback
Pages304
CountryGBR
Dewey302.14
Quick overview What is the secret to humanity's evolutionary success? Could it be our strength, our intellect...or something much nicer?
€19.07

From the authors of New York Times bestseller The Genius of Dogs comes a new popular science book about how 'friendliness' is in fact the key factor in the survival of our species. In exploring this hugely ambitious topic, Hare and Woods present an elegant new theory called self-domestication, looking at animal (mainly dog and ape) examples of cooperation and empathy and what this can tell us about the evolutionary success of Homo sapiens... It has huge implications for our society today.



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From the authors of New York Times bestseller The Genius of Dogs comes a new popular science book about how 'friendliness' is in fact the key factor in the survival of our species. In exploring this hugely ambitious topic, Hare and Woods present an elegant new theory called self-domestication, looking at animal (mainly dog and ape) examples of cooperation and empathy and what this can tell us about the evolutionary success of Homo sapiens... It has huge implications for our society today.



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