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Frans de Waal

Frans de Waal appears in the following:

Humanism and Primates

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Drawing on his primate research, Frans de Waal, director of the Living Links Center at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, professor of primate behavior at Emory University and author of The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates, argues morality comes from within, not from religious belief.

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The Science of Empathy

Monday, October 19, 2009

Frans de Waal, professor of primate behavior at Emory University and director of the Living Links Center at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, says kindness is just as innate as competition, in his new book The Age of Empathy: Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society.

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Big Science

Monday, October 19, 2009

Richard Dawkins preached atheism in his last book, now he’s making the case for evolution, whatever one’s beliefs, in The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution. Plus, Robert Reich; Frans de Waal on compassion and competition; the New Jersey gubernatorial debate; and the word of the day.

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The Age of Empathy

Friday, September 25, 2009

Do humans have an instinct for compassion, or do we only serve our own survival and interests? Renowned primatologist Frans de Waal describes his studies of social behaviors and how they reveal that animals–and humans–are naturally empathic in his book The Age of Empathy: Nature’s Lessons for a Kinder ...

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Morality

Monday, August 13, 2007

For thousands of years philosophers have debated the essence of morality. Now, neuroscientists may have answers.

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