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The Heart of Altruism:
Perceptions of a Common Humanity
Kristen Renwick Monroe

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

The Human Face of Altruism
Acknowledgments
Introduction3
Ch. 1The Puzzle of Altruism6
Ch. 2The Entrepreneur27
Ch. 3The Philanthropist41
Ch. 4The Heroine63
Ch. 5Rescuers of Jews in Nazi Europe91
Ch. 6Sociocultural Attributes of Altruism121
Ch. 7Economic Approaches to Altruism137
Ch. 8Explanations from Evolutionary Biology161
Ch. 9Psychological Discussions of Altruism179
Ch. 10The Altruistic Perspective: Perceptions of a Shared Humanity197
Ch. 11Perspective and Ethical Political Acts: Initial Thoughts217
Conclusion233
Notes239
Bibliography271
Index285

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