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Waal, F. B. M. de (Frans B. M.)

Summary: 'It's the animal in us', we often hear when we've been bad, But why not when we're good? 'Primates and Philosophers' tackles this question by exploring the biological foundations of one of humanity's most valued traits: morality.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 171.7 WRI

Waal, F. B. M. de (Frans B. M.)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of California Press 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 599.88 WAA

Waal, F. B. M. de (Frans B. M.)

Summary: Primatologist Frans de Waal examines how empathy comes naturally to a great variety of animals, including humans.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 152.4 DE W

Waal, F. B. M. de (Frans B. M.)

Summary: Mama's Last Hug opens with the dramatic farewell between Mama, a dying fifty-nine-year-old chimpanzee matriarch, and biologist Jan Van Hooff. This heartfelt final meeting of two longtime friends, widely shared as a video, offers a window into how deep and instantly recognizable these bonds can be. So begins Frans de Waal's whirlwind tour of new ideas and findings about animal emotions, based on...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 599.885 WAA

Waal, F. B. M. de (Frans B. M.)

Summary: One of the world's foremost primatologists explores what our two closest relatives in the animal kingdom--the violent, power-hungry chimpanzee and the cooperative, empathetic bonobo--can tell us about the duality of our own human nature. We have long attributed man's violent, aggressive, competitive nature to his animal ancestry. But what if we are just as given to cooperation, empathy and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 156 WAA

Waal, F. B. M. de (Frans B. M.)

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 599.052 WAA

Waal, F. B. M. de (Frans B. M.)

Summary: From an internationally renowned authority on primatology and psychology comes a fascinating investigation of empathy in both humans and animals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harmony Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 152.41 WAA

Waal, F. B. M. de (Frans B. M.)

Summary: A whirlwind tour of new ideas and findings about animal emotions, based on De Waal's renowned studies of the social and emotional lives of chimpanzees, bonobos, and other primates. De Waal discusses facial expressions, animal sentience and consciousness, Mama's life and death, the emotional side of human politics, and the illusion of free will. He distinguishes between emotions and feelings,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 599.885 WAA

Waal, F. B. M. de (Frans B. M.)

Contents: Whole animal : childhood talismans and excessive fear of anthropomorphism -- Fate of gurus : when silverbacks become stumbling blocks -- Bonobos and fig leaves : primate hippies in a Puritan landscape -- Animal art : would you hang a Congo on the wall? -- Predicting Mount Fuji, and a visit to Koshima, where the monkeys salt their potatoes -- Last rubicon : can other animals have culture? --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 156 WAA