Zero Degrees of Empathy: A new Theory of Human Cruelty and Kindness download free [PDF and Ebook] by Simon Baron Cohen

Zero Degrees of Empathy: A new Theory of Human Cruelty and Kindness download free [PDF and Ebook] by Simon Baron Cohen year 2012
  • Book name: Zero Degrees of Empathy: A new Theory of Human Cruelty and Kindness
  • Author: Simon Baron Cohen
  • Release date: 2012/9/21
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Society and Social Sciences
  • ISBN: 9780141017969
  • Rating: 8.87 of 10
  • Votes: 750
  • Review by: Aitana Frazier
  • Review rating: 8.48 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/12
  • Total pages: 208
  • Includes a PDF summary of 17 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: In Zero Degrees of Empathy: A New Theory of Human Cruelty and Kindness Simon Baron-Cohen takes fascinating and challenging new look at what exactly makes our behaviour uniquely human. How can we ever explain human cruelty? We have always struggled to understand why some people behave in the most evil way imaginable, while others are completely self-sacrificing. Is it possible that - rather than thinking in terms of 'good' and 'evil' - all of us instead lie somewhere on the empathy spectrum, and our position on that spectrum can be affected by both genes and our environments? Why do some people treat others as objects? Why is empathy our most precious resource? And does a lack of it always mean a negative outcome? From the Nazi concentration camps of World War Two to the playgrounds of today, Simon Baron-Cohen examines empathy, cruelty and understanding in a groundbreaking study of what it means to be human. 'Fascinating ... dazzling ... a full-scale assault on what we think it is to be human' Sunday Telegraph 'Highly readable ... this is a valuable book' Charlotte Moore, Spectator 'Important ... humane and immensely sympathetic' Richard Holloway, Literary Review Simon Baron-Cohen is Professor at Cambridge University in the fields of psychology and psychiatry. He is also the Director of the Autism Research Centre there. He has carried out research into social neuroscience over a 20 year career. His popular science book entitled The Essential Difference has been translated in over a dozen languages, and has been widely reviewed.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 11H26M23S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Popular Science, Psychology, Social, Group Or Collective Psychology, Ethics & Moral Philosophy
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 10.87 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x12mm
  • Weight: 157g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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