The Farther Reaches of Human Nature

The Primate Origins of Human Nature  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Underaglassmoon at Nov. 1, 2016
The Primate Origins of Human Nature

The Primate Origins of Human Nature
Wiley Blackwell | Anthropology | Jan 26 2016 | ISBN-10: 0470147636 | 560 pages | pdf | 25.13 mb

by Carel P. Van Schaik (Author)

The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature [repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by FenixN at Aug. 27, 2016
The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature [repost]

The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature
Audio CDs in MP3 / English: MP3, 64 kb/s (2 ch) | Duration: 22:42:11 | 2015 | ISBN-10: 1501264338
Size: 623 MB | Genre: Science, Psychology

Our conceptions of human nature affect every aspect of our lives, from the way we raise our children to the political movements we embrace. Yet just as science is bringing us into a golden age of understanding human nature, many people are hostile to the very idea. They fear that discoveries about innate patterns of thinking and feeling may be used to justify inequality, to subvert social change, to dissolve personal responsibility, and to strip life of meaning and purpose.
The Joy of Pain: Schadenfreude and the Dark Side of Human Nature (Repost)

Richard H. Smith, "The Joy of Pain: Schadenfreude and the Dark Side of Human Nature"
English | ISBN: 0199734542 | 2013 | MOBI | 256 pages | 3 MB
The Joy of Pain: Schadenfreude and the Dark Side of Human Nature (repost)

The Joy of Pain: Schadenfreude and the Dark Side of Human Nature by Richard H. Smith
English | ISBN: 0199734542 | 2013 | EPUB | 256 pages | 3,6 MB

The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature  

Posted by AlenMiler at Aug. 23, 2015
The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature

The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature (Allen Lane Science) by Steven Pinker
English | 5 Sept. 2002 | ISBN: 0670031518, 0713992565, 014027605X | 528 Pages | CHM | 2.19 MB

In this title, Steven Pinker makes explicit the argument which has been a backdrop to his previous books and many other popular science titles.
The Biological Roots of Human Nature: Forging Links Between Evolution and Behavior [Repost]

The Biological Roots of Human Nature: Forging Links Between Evolution and Behavior by Timothy H. Goldsmith
English | 20 Oct. 1994 | ISBN: 0195093933, 0195062884 | 176 Pages | DJVU | 1.28 MB

Here a biologist explains the evolutionary origins of humanity for a wide multidisciplinary audience.
Schizophrenia: The Positive Perspective: Explorations at the Outer Reaches of Human Experience, 2nd edition (repost)

Schizophrenia: The Positive Perspective: Explorations at the Outer Reaches of Human Experience, 2nd edition by Peter Chadwick and Peter K. Chadwick
English | 2008-11-28 | ISBN: 0415459079, 0415459087 | PDF | 224 pages | 1,2 MB
The Biological Roots of Human Nature: Forging Links between Evolution and Behavior

Timothy H. Goldsmith, "The Biological Roots of Human Nature: Forging Links between Evolution and Behavior"
1994 | pages: 175 | ISBN: 0195093933 | DJVU | 1,3 mb
The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature by Steven Pinker [Repost]

The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature by Steven Pinker
Penguin Books; Reprint edition | August 26, 2003 | English | ISBN: 0142003344 | 306 pages | PDF | 4 MB

In The Blank Slate, Steven Pinker, one of the world's leading experts on language and the mind, explores the idea of human nature and its moral, emotional, and political colorings. With characteristic wit, lucidity, and insight, Pinker argues that the dogma that the mind has no innate traits-a doctrine held by many intellectuals during the past century-denies our common humanity and our individual preferences, replaces objective analyses of social problems with feel-good slogans, and…
The Joy of Pain: Schadenfreude and the Dark Side of Human Nature (repost)

The Joy of Pain: Schadenfreude and the Dark Side of Human Nature
Language: English | EPUB / MOBI | ISBN-10: 0199734542 | 2013 | 256 pages | 3 MB / 2 MB

Few people will easily admit to taking pleasure in the misfortunes of others. But who doesn't enjoy it when an arrogant but untalented contestant is humiliated on American Idol, or when the embarrassing vice of a self-righteous politician is exposed, or even when an envied friend suffers a small setback? The truth is that joy in someone else's pain-known by the German word schadenfreude–permeates our society.