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Author McCullough, Michael E.

Title Beyond revenge : the evolution of the forgiveness instinct / Michael E. McCullough.

Imprint San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  155.92 M139b 2008    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xix, 298 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Three simple truths about revenge and forgiveness -- Putting vengeance and forgiveness back into human nature -- Revenge is a problem : counting the costs -- Revenge is a solution : three evolutionary hypotheses -- The retribution solution : the evidence for adaptation -- Family, friendship, and the functions of forgiveness -- The forgiveness instinct -- The forgiving brain -- To promote and to maintain friendly relations : making forgiveness happen -- From neurons to nations -- Divine forgiveness and righteous revenge -- Homo ignoscens.
Subject Revenge.
ISBN 9780787977566 (cloth)
078797756X (cloth)
Standard No. NZ1 11671589
AU@ 000042474696

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