The Origins of Virtue, Paperback

The Origins of Virtue Paperback



Why are people nice to each other? What are the reasons for altruism? Matt Ridley explains how the human mind has evolved a special instinct for social exchange, offering a lucid and persuasive argument about the paradox of human benevolence.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304 pages, 13 b&w line drawings
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Society & culture: general
  • ISBN: 9780140244045



Free delivery within the UK
Standard Delivery
Within the UK

Also by Matt Ridley   |  View all