War, Peace, and Human Nature: The Convergence of Evolutionary and Cultural Views [Audiobook] download free by Douglas P. Fry

War, Peace, and Human Nature: The Convergence of Evolutionary and Cultural Views Audiobook download free by Douglas P. Fry
  • Listen audiobook: War, Peace, and Human Nature: The Convergence of Evolutionary and Cultural Views
  • Author: Douglas P. Fry
  • Release date: 2015/4/12
  • Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Reference
  • ISBN: 9780190232467
  • Rating: 8.9 of 10
  • Votes: 541
  • Review by: Braylon Mullins
  • Review rating: 7.05 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/9
  • Duration: 7H17M14S in 256 kbps (116.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-07
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WMA, MP3, AC3, MPEG4, WAV, FLAC (compression BZ2, BZ, XZ, ZIP, RAR, TAR.BZ2)
  • Total pages original book: 584
  • Includes a PDF summary of 51 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 39M37S (10.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Have humans always waged war? Is warring an ancient evolutionary adaptation or a relatively recent behavior-and what does that tell us about human nature? In War, Peace, and Human Nature, editor Douglas P. Fry brings together leading experts in such fields as evolutionary biology, archaeology, anthropology, and primatology to answer fundamental questions about peace, conflict, and human nature in an evolutionary context. The chapters in this bookdemonstrate that humans clearly have the capacity to make war, but since war is absent in some cultures, it cannot be viewed as a human universal. And counter to frequent presumption the actual archaeological record reveals the recent emergence of war. It does not typify the ancestral type of human society, the nomadicforager band, and contrary to widespread assumptions, there is little support for the idea that war is ancient or an evolved adaptation. Views of human nature as inherently warlike stem not from the facts but from cultural views embedded in Western thinking.Drawing upon evolutionary and ecological models; the archaeological record of the origins of war; nomadic forager societies past and present; the value and limitations of primate analogies; and the evolution of agonism, including restraint; the chapters in this interdisciplinary volume refute many popular generalizations and effectively bring scientific objectivity to the culturally and historically controversial subjects of war, peace, and human nature.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Social, Group Or Collective Psychology, Physical Anthropology & Ethnography, Anthropology, Peace Studies & Conflict Resolution, Evolution, Taxonomy & Systematics
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 59.88 USD
  • Dimensions: 157x234x36mm
  • Weight: 917g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States

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