TITLE

The Psychology of Altruism

AUTHOR(S)
Fowler, James W.
PUB. DATE
June 1990
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jun/Jul1990, Issue 4, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the psychology of altruism. Revelation of the contours and character of an underside of the Holocaust that often remains suppressed; Performance of a study of the developmental social psychology of altruism; Examination of the rescue activities in each of the countries of Europe that experienced occupation by the Germans; Emergence of the confusion from the failure to make qualitative distinctions regarding the degree of reflectiveness, the reliance upon principles, and the balance of internal and external influences upon behavior.
ACCESSION #
17725972

 

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