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Author Baron-Cohen, Simon

Title The science of evil : on empathy and the origins of cruelty / Simon Baron-Cohen

Publ Info New York : Basic Books, [2011]
 CCRI-Lincoln  BF575 .E55 B37 2011    AVAILABLE
 J&W-N.Miami  BF575 .E55 B37 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  BF575.E55 B37 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  BF575.E55 B37 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xii, 240 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Note A path-breaking autism researcher explores why some people lack empathy and what that absence means for the psychological understanding of evil
LC subject Empathy
ISBN 9780465023530 (alk. paper)
0465023533 (alk. paper)