The bonobo and the atheist

in search of humanism among the primates
Frans de Waal ; with drawings by the author
Book - 2013

A renowned primatologist argues that ethical behavior witnessed in animals is the evolutionary and biological origin of human fairness and explains that morality has more to do with natural instincts than with religion.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Waal, F. B. M. de (Frans B. M.), 1948-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : W.W. Norton, c2013.
Edition:1st ed.
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