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The Resource The price of altruism : George Price and the search for the origins of kindness, Oren Harman

The price of altruism : George Price and the search for the origins of kindness, Oren Harman

Label
The price of altruism : George Price and the search for the origins of kindness
Title
The price of altruism
Title remainder
George Price and the search for the origins of kindness
Statement of responsibility
Oren Harman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
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
Award
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Science and Technology, 2010.
  • ALA Notable Book, 2011.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2010
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
353835
Cataloging source
DLC
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Harman, Oren Solomon
Dewey number
  • 576.5092
  • B
Illustrations
portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
QH429.2.P75
LC item number
H37 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Price, George Robert
  • Geneticists
  • Geneticists
  • Scientists
  • Scientists
  • Population genetics
  • Altruistic behavior in animals
  • Genetics
  • Genetics
  • Science
  • Science
  • Genetics, Population
  • Animal behavior
  • Altruism
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
George Price and the search for the origins of kindness
Label
The price of altruism : George Price and the search for the origins of kindness, Oren Harman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 383-427) and index
Contents
War or peace? -- New York -- Selections -- Roaming -- Friendly starfish, selfish games -- Hustling -- Solutions -- No easy way -- London -- "Coincidence" conversion -- "Love" conversion -- Reckonings -- Altruism -- Last days -- Epilogue
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
451 p.
Isbn
9780393067781
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010011934
Other physical details
port.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)449865346
  • (OCoLC)ocn449865346
Label
The price of altruism : George Price and the search for the origins of kindness, Oren Harman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 383-427) and index
Contents
War or peace? -- New York -- Selections -- Roaming -- Friendly starfish, selfish games -- Hustling -- Solutions -- No easy way -- London -- "Coincidence" conversion -- "Love" conversion -- Reckonings -- Altruism -- Last days -- Epilogue
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
451 p.
Isbn
9780393067781
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010011934
Other physical details
port.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)449865346
  • (OCoLC)ocn449865346

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