Altruisti nati. Perché cooperiamo fin da piccoli by Michael Tomasello and a great selection of similar Used, New and Collectible Books available now at. Altruisti nati. Perché cooperiamo fin da piccoli Copertina flessibile – 13 mag Michael Tomasello Bollati Boringhieri PSICOLOGIA. Michael Tomasello (Bartow, 18 gennaio ) è uno psicologo statunitense. Attualmente Storia naturale della morale umana, Tomasello Michael, , Raffaello Cortina Editore; Altruisti nati. Perché cooperiamo fin da piccoli, Tomasello.

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It doesn’t matter if the child is alone in the room, or if the parent is there prodding them along, the child always opens the door meaning this isn’t parent directed altruism. Andy rated it really liked it Jun 22, To ask other readers questions about Why We Cooperateplease sign up.

This book is called “Why We Cooperate. If you recognize yourself in the 14 signs below, there is a good chance that you are one.

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Dweck very interesting and giving. Outlines some great research with infants and apes in regards to cooperation and altruism. It is a very great strength. Our life is made of “contrast” between what we call “good” and “bad”, “negative” and “positive”, what altruuisti like and what we do not like. Books by Michael Tomasello.

No trivia or quizzes yet. What is actually happening is that people are constantly being ‘rewarded’ for acts they would have done anyway, and are now losing the inclination to do them for the right reasons. If anything is learned over time, it’s how NOT to be altruistic.

Lists with This Book. Dec 03, Richard rated it really liked it Recommended to Richard by: Wolki rated it liked it Jul 15, While Tomasello makes an excellent and well-supported argument, he’s not arrogant enough to claim that he’s reached the final, eternal solution.


Nov 27, Cheryl rated it liked it Shelves: I mostly skimmed it. Children and chimps, however, are a very intriguing place to start, which is why the New York Times leaned heavily on his work in the December article We May Be Born With an Urge to Help well worth reading.

Though the research described is interesting enough, the writing style is a bit too scientific to read purely for leisure. Evolutionary Psychology often seems like a complete pseudo-science once it starts abstracting back before civilization. Chris rated it it was amazing Sep 20, The last part of the book comprises essays by peers who are engaged in the same investigation, who both agree with him and–in some cases–disagree on various points and share their own contentions.

Tomasello’s work on early cooperation is hugely interesting, especially to any parent of a toddler. Comparing humans to chimpanzees, Tomasselo tries to give an evolutionary altruishi for our unique set of altruistic traits.

He focuses on two basic phenomena p. Anthony rated it liked it Dec 20, Includes some fun experiments that people with yr olds should absolutely do with their kids. Drop something in front of a two-year-old, and she’s likely to pick it up for you. For Honneth this is the new starting anti to develop a theory of reification.

It is an attempt to explain what tree thinking or analog thought is about linear or sequential thinking. Still, it does tomaslelo a lot of territory in its short length only pages, with pretty big margins.

Altruisti nati. Perché cooperiamo fin da piccoli

Want to Read saving…. This leads him to believe that there is some evolutionary advantage to our innate altruism. Here we have a non-fiction book with a fine premise, a promising opening, and then rapidly diminishing returns.

Dec 30, Christopher Russell rated it really liked it Shelves: Many popular books by scientists in young fields serve more to espouse specific, idiosyncratic research programs than to capture the overall state of the debate. Tomasello tomaseolo written a short, sweet technical introduction to his theory of cooperation, which is a pretty hot topic in cognitive circles these days. Society deprives us of our angelic nature.


He begins with the question: Social selection and the origins of culture. That being said, this book would make a good introduction to Tomasello’s research for people who don’t know about it — and since it’s so short, it a pretty painless way of gaining exposure to the field. Evolution, culture, and the human nato. Toward the end of the book things become too speculative for my taste.

Tomaseplo will not pretend that I have any fundamentally new answers to this, one of the most fundamental questions in all of the social sciences: A glimpse into why human beings cooperate with each other, this book is bolstered by plenty of research. Citing studies of very young children, Tomasello makes a convincing case that human beings are hard-wired toward not just cooperation, but altruism.

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It didn’t really explain the “why ” and it discounted non-human primates too much. Last chapter written by xltruisti is short but thoughtfully summed up the piece. Trivia About Why We Cooperate.