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Why we cooperate

Michael Tomasello

Why we cooperate

based on the 2008 Tanner lectures on human values at Stanford University

by Michael Tomasello

  • 350 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Helping behavior,
  • Altruism,
  • Cooperativeness,
  • Social norms

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementMichael Tomasello.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM1146 .T66 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23397218M
    ISBN 109780262013598
    LC Control Number2009019631

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