Mardigian Library
Ask a QuestionMy Library Account
Search Library Catalog - Books, DVDs & More
Limit to available
More Searches
Limit results to available items
Find more results:
Search MelCat
More Information
Baron-Cohen, Simon
The science of evil : on empathy and the origins of cruelty / Simon Baron-Cohen
Alternate Title On empathy and the origins of cruelty
New York : Basic Books, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  BF575.E55 B37 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Empathy
Physical Description xii, 240 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-229) and index
Contents Explaining "evil" and cruelty -- The empathy mechanism: the bell curve -- When zero degrees is negative -- When zero degrees is positive -- The empathy gene -- Reflections on human cruelty
Summary A path-breaking autism researcher explores why some people lack empathy and what that absence means for the psychological understanding of evil

Mardigian Library, 4901 Evergreen Rd.
Dearborn, MI 48128-1491 313-593-5400 fax 313-593-5561
The Regents of the University of Michigan | Non-Discrimination Policy
Copyright © The University of Michigan - Dearborn • 4901 Evergreen Road • Dearborn, Michigan 48128 • 313-593-5000
The University of Michigan - Ann Arbor | The University of Michigan - Flint | SITEMAP | DIRECTORY | CONTACT