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The Resource Altruism : the power of compassion to change yourself and the world, Matthieu Ricard ; translated by Charlotte Mandell and Sam Gordon

Altruism : the power of compassion to change yourself and the world, Matthieu Ricard ; translated by Charlotte Mandell and Sam Gordon

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Altruism : the power of compassion to change yourself and the world
Title
Altruism
Title remainder
the power of compassion to change yourself and the world
Statement of responsibility
Matthieu Ricard ; translated by Charlotte Mandell and Sam Gordon
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
Dewey number
171.8
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the French
LC call number
BF637.H4
LC item number
R5313 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Altruism : the power of compassion to change yourself and the world, Matthieu Ricard ; translated by Charlotte Mandell and Sam Gordon
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=870157
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in France as Plaidoyer pour l'altruisme by NiL ├ęditions, September 2013"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 701-849) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What is altruism?. The nature of altruism ; Extending altruism ; What is empathy ; From empathy to compassion in a neuroscience laboratory ; Love, supreme emotion ; The accomplishment of a twofold benefit, our own and others' ; Self-interested altruism and generalized reciprocity ; Selfless altruism ; The banality of good ; Altruistic heroism ; Unconditional altruism ; Beyond imitations, true altruism: an experimental investigation ; The philosophical arguments against universal selfishness -- The emergence of altruism. Altruism in theories of evolution ; Maternal love, foundation for extended altruism? ; The evolution of cultures ; Altruistic behavior among animals ; Altruism among children ; Prosocial behavior -- Cultivating altruism. Can we change? ; Training the mind: what the cognitive sciences have to say ; How to cultivate altruism: meditations on altruistic love, compassion, joy, and impartiality -- Contrary forces. Egocentrism and crystallization of the ego ; The spread of individualism and narcissism ; The champions of selfishness ; Having hatred or compassion for yourself ; The shortfall of empathy ; At the origin of violence: devaluing the other ; The natural repugnance to kill ; Dehumanizing the other: massacres and genocides ; Has war always existed? ; The decline of violence ; The instrumentalization of animals: a moral aberration ; Backfire: effects of the meat industry on poverty, environment, and health ; Institutionalized selfishness -- Building a more altruistic society. The virtues of cooperation ; An enlightened education ; Fighting inequality ; Toward a caring economy ; Voluntary, joyous simplicity ; Altruism for the sake of future generations ; Sustainable harmony ; Local commitment, global responsibility -- Conclusion: daring altruism
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First North American edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316215923
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn975933107
Label
Altruism : the power of compassion to change yourself and the world, Matthieu Ricard ; translated by Charlotte Mandell and Sam Gordon
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=870157
Publication
Note
"Originally published in France as Plaidoyer pour l'altruisme by NiL ├ęditions, September 2013"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 701-849) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What is altruism?. The nature of altruism ; Extending altruism ; What is empathy ; From empathy to compassion in a neuroscience laboratory ; Love, supreme emotion ; The accomplishment of a twofold benefit, our own and others' ; Self-interested altruism and generalized reciprocity ; Selfless altruism ; The banality of good ; Altruistic heroism ; Unconditional altruism ; Beyond imitations, true altruism: an experimental investigation ; The philosophical arguments against universal selfishness -- The emergence of altruism. Altruism in theories of evolution ; Maternal love, foundation for extended altruism? ; The evolution of cultures ; Altruistic behavior among animals ; Altruism among children ; Prosocial behavior -- Cultivating altruism. Can we change? ; Training the mind: what the cognitive sciences have to say ; How to cultivate altruism: meditations on altruistic love, compassion, joy, and impartiality -- Contrary forces. Egocentrism and crystallization of the ego ; The spread of individualism and narcissism ; The champions of selfishness ; Having hatred or compassion for yourself ; The shortfall of empathy ; At the origin of violence: devaluing the other ; The natural repugnance to kill ; Dehumanizing the other: massacres and genocides ; Has war always existed? ; The decline of violence ; The instrumentalization of animals: a moral aberration ; Backfire: effects of the meat industry on poverty, environment, and health ; Institutionalized selfishness -- Building a more altruistic society. The virtues of cooperation ; An enlightened education ; Fighting inequality ; Toward a caring economy ; Voluntary, joyous simplicity ; Altruism for the sake of future generations ; Sustainable harmony ; Local commitment, global responsibility -- Conclusion: daring altruism
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First North American edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316215923
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn975933107

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