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This book will make you kinder : an empathy handbook / Henry James Garrett.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

"From the creator of @Drawings of Dogs comes this illustrated examination of empathy and the necessity of being kinder. Building on his academic studies in metaethics and using his signature animal cartoons, the author explores the sources and the limitations of human empathy and the many ways that we can work toward being our best selves for the people around us and the society we need to build."
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 177.7 GAR 2020 (Text) 33892100716993 Adult New Books Book None 01/13/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780143135593
  • ISBN: 0143135597
  • Physical Description: ix, 197 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: [New York, New York] : Penguin Books, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-197).
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Why ask, "Why are we kind?" -- We are kind because of empathy -- Empathy evolved -- Empathy has an off switch -- The unequal distribution of empathy-limiting mistakes -- Exercising empathy -- Conclusion.
Summary, etc.:
"From the creator of @Drawings of Dogs comes this illustrated examination of empathy and the necessity of being kinder. Building on his academic studies in metaethics and using his signature animal cartoons, the author explores the sources and the limitations of human empathy and the many ways that we can work toward being our best selves for the people around us and the society we need to build." -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Kindness.
Empathy.
PHILOSOPHY / Ethics & Moral Philosophy.

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