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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
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353835
Cataloging source
DLC
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
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
Link
http://books.google.com/books?isbn=9780393067781
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-427) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn449865346
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
451 pages
Isbn
9780393339994
Lccn
2010011934
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portrait
System control number
(OCoLC)449865346
Label
The price of altruism : George Price and the search for the origins of kindness, Oren Harman
Link
http://books.google.com/books?isbn=9780393067781
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-427) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn449865346
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
451 pages
Isbn
9780393339994
Lccn
2010011934
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portrait
System control number
(OCoLC)449865346

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