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Table of Contents Part 1: Altruism in Man and Beast Acknowledgments Introduction Chapter 1: Altruism: Birds do it, bees do it, people do it Chapter 2: Evolution and ethics Chapter 3: Sterile castes of priests and nuns Part 2: Growing up to be Good Chapter 4: Why do people grow up to be altruists? Chapter 5: Altruism among thieves Part 3: The Social Impact of Kindness Chapter 6: Kindness and health Chapter 7: Kindness among strangers Chapter 8: Conformity as altruism Chapter 9: When altruism fails Part 4: Kindness and Politics Chapter 10: Tapping human altruism Chapter 11: Saving the world Chapter 12: Where have all the villains gone?
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Altruism, Altruistic behavior in animals, Evolution (Biology)Evolutionary psychology