The Price of Altruism

The Price of Altruism

George Price and the Search for the Origins of Kindness

Book - 2010
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Describes the intellectual journey of eccentric American genius George Price, who tried to answer the evolutionary riddle of why people are nice, and eventually gave away all his belongings and took his own life in a squatter's flat.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, c2010
ISBN: 9780393067781
Characteristics: viii, 451 p. : ill. ; 25 cm


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This moving work provides insight into the mind of a tormented genius attempting to understand an illusive aspect of human nature.

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