The Price of Altruism
George Price and the Search for the Origins of KindnessBook - 2010
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
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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