The Resource Survival of the Nicest

Survival of the Nicest

Label
Survival of the Nicest
Title
Survival of the Nicest
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The phrase 'survival of the fittest' conjures an image of the most cutthroat individuals rising to the top. But Stefan Klein, author of the international bestseller The Science of Happiness, makes the startling assertion that the key to achieving lasting personal and societal success lies in helping others. Klein argues that altruism is in fact our defining characteristic: natural selection favoured those early humans who cooperated in groups. With their survival more assured, our altruistic ancestors were free to devote brainpower to developing intelligence, language, a
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
155.7
Index
no index present
LC call number
BF637.H4 .K384 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Survival of the Nicest
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
About the Author; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Introduction; PART I; 1 The Unexplained Friendliness of the World; 2 Give and Take; 3 Building Trust; 4 Feelings Without Borders; 5 There Is Only One Love; PART II; 6 Humans Share, Animals Don't; 7 It's the Principle of the Thing; 8 Us Against Them; 9 The Evil in Goodness; 10 The Golden Rule; 11 The Triumph of Selflessness; The Joy of Giving; Notes; Bibliography; Acknowledgments
Control code
ocn881570485
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (338 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781925113334
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
07e5c4b8-08bd-4eae-93aa-a53622f398a8
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b30182396
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)881570485
  • pebc1925113337

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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