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Man and beast : comparative social behavior / edited by J.F. Eisenberg and Wilton S. Dillon ; pref. by S. Dillon Ripley

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Eisenberg, John Frederick  Search this
Dillon, Wilton S. 1923-  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
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401 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
"Papers delivered at the Smithsonian Institution annual symposium, 14-16 May 1969."
I. What are the biological bases for social behavior? : 1. The nature-nurture problem in social evolution / Glen Mcbride -- 2. Selection of selfish and altruistic behavior in some extreme models / William D. Hamilton -- 3. Neurological aspects in social behavior / Detlev Ploog
II. What are the basic mechanisms of social behavior in animals and man? : 4. Attraction, affiliation, and attachment / Robert B. Zajonc -- 5. Competitive and aggressive behavior / Edward O. Wilson -- 6. Spacing mechanisms in social behavior / Hans Kummer -- Chapter 7. Sources of cooperation in animals and man / John H. Crook
III. Is man unique? : 8. The cultural animal / Robin Fox -- 9. The evolution of human society / Irene DeVore -- Chapter 10. The great shift: instinct to intuition / Susanne K. Langer -- Chapter 11. Evolutionary universals, continuities and alternatives / Julian Jaynes and Marvin Bressler
IV. Can man control himself? : Chapter 12. International behavior and the prospects for human survival / Louis J. Halle -- Chapter 13. Innate behavior and building new cultures: a commentary / Margaret Mead -- Epilog / Alex A. Kwapong
Psychology, Comparative  Search this
Social psychology  Search this
Social behavior in animals  Search this
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