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6 edition of The Paradoxical Primate (Societas S.) found in the catalog.

The Paradoxical Primate (Societas S.)

by Colin Talbot

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Imprint Academic .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Science,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • System Theory,
  • Life Sciences - Evolution - Human,
  • Science / Life Sciences / General,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Behavior evolution,
  • Nature and nurture,
  • Personality,
  • Developmental - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8294998M
    ISBN 100907845851
    ISBN 109780907845850

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In I wrote a little book entitled 'The Paradoxical Primate'. It was my attempt to make some sense of why humans appear to be so contradictory in the ways they behave towards one another.

My interest came from two main pre-occupations. My most immediate concern was trying to understand how we behave in organisations. Get this from a library. The paradoxical primate. [Colin Talbot] -- "Human beings have an evolved but highly adaptable nature.

This book sets out to establish a new framework for understanding human nature, from an evolutionary perspective but drawing on existing. "Talbot's project in The Paradoxical Primate is admirable and worthy of attention.", Metapsychology "Talbot has taken on a difficult task in pulling together so many different threads in such a short book and as such The Paradoxical Primate is an entertaining and thought-provoking read.4/5(1).

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Colin Talbot's most recent book is titled Whitehall Watching: reflections on innovation, inertia and ineptitude in British government (). 'Theories of Performance: organizational and service improvement in the public domain' published with Oxford University Press in The Paradoxical Primate () ISBN Ebook Paradoxical Primate Societas Author: Eleanor Hibbert Public Library Subject: Paradoxical Primate Societas Ebook Download Keywords: Paradoxical,Primate,Societas Ebook Download Created Date: +02'00'.

I have outlined in a previous book (The Paradoxical Primate ) why group selection might favour groups composed on individuals with contradictory levels of, for example, altruistic and selfish behaviour rather than groups made up exclusively of altruistic or selfish individuals.

I have now applied the label ‘Homo Janus’ to this approach. Early in Measuring What Counts the authors, led by Nobel winner Joseph Stiglitz, state, “What we measure affects what we do.

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In-tegrating the Idea of Paradox in Human Social, Political and Organisational Systems with Evolutionary Psychology. By Colin Talbot The specific subject of this article is about contradictions – or paradoxes – in the public sector.

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At first it was hard for me not to be gleeful reading Colin Talbot's The Paradoxical Primate: here was Talbot, an ex-Trotskyist (I grew up the daughter of Trotskyists) with an evolutionary psychological view of human nature (a perspective he and I share) writing in a light and personal style (my favorite); telling me I was about to read a "creative synthesis" of many disciplines: management.

The paradoxical increase in the use of primates in research. by Harish. Posted on January 9, Over the last two decades, we have seen a somewhat steady decline in research-oriented use of all classes of animals covered by the Animal Welfare Act— but for one stubborn and puzzling exception has to do with non-human primates, paradoxically among the more popular animals with.

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