The Age of Empathy (2009) debunks common notions that claim human nature is essentially selfish, competitive, and violent. Evidence from biology, history, and science shows that collaboration, peace, and empathy are as natural and intrinsic to us as our less desirable attributes.
• Anthropologists who are interested in human nature
• Fascinated sociologists, who are interested in our natural biological propensity to connect with others
• Students interested in the intersections of social science, politics, evolution, and biology