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Title:
The science of evil : on empathy and the origins of cruelty
Author:
Baron-Cohen, Simon.
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Publication Information:
New York : Basic Books, [2011]

©2011
Physical Description:
xii, 240 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Summary:
A path-breaking autism researcher explores why some people lack empathy and what that absence means for the psychological understanding of evil.
Language:
English
Contents:
Explaining "evil" and cruelty -- The empathy mechanism: the bell curve -- When zero degrees is negative -- When zero degrees is positive -- The empathy gene -- Reflections on human cruelty.
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ISBN:
9780465023530
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Book

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