The Bonobo and the Atheist

In Search of Humanism Among the Primates

by Frans De Waal

The Bonobo and the Atheist

Hardcover, 289 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $27.95 | purchase

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A renowned primatologist argues that ethical behavior witnessed in animals is the evolutionary and biological origin of human fairness and explains that morality has more to do with natural instincts than with religion. 30,000 first printing.

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