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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]
2011
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 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
Cruelty
ISBN 9780465023530 (alk. paper)
0465023533 (alk. paper)