The Altruism Question: Toward A Social-psychological Answer (Paperback)C. Daniel Batson (author)
Paperback 268 Pages / Published: 20/01/2016
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Are our efforts to help others ever driven solely by altruistic motivation, or is our ultimate goal always some form of self- benefit (egoistic motivation)? This volume reports the development of an empirically-testable theory of altruistic motivation and a series of experiments designed to test that theory. It sets the issue of egoism versus altruism in its larger historical and philosophical context, and brings diverse experiments into a single, integrated argument. Readers will find that this book provides a solid base of information from which questions surrounding the existence of altruistic motivation can be further investigated.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 268
Weight: 499 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 14 mm
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