Robert Trivers is one of the leading figures pioneering the field of sociobiology. He received his bachelors and PhD from Harvard University. He has been on the faculty at Harvard, the University of California, Santa Cruz, and Rutgers University.
'Trivers ranks as one of the most important evolutionary theorists of his generation' E. O. Wilson
'Trivers is a pivotal figure in the second neo-Darwinian revolution. He was a seminal inspiration for my own first book, The Selfish Gene' Richard Dawkins
A very interesting book for those who want to have a greater understanding of the concept of self-deception.Published 3 months ago by Life is a Beautiful Journey
The four-star reviews on this book sum up the strengths and weaknesses of this book. I will try not to duplicate. Read morePublished 10 months ago by F Henwood
This is a quite extraordinary book. As Robert Trivers comments in the very last paragraph:
"One nice feature of the study of deceit and self-deception is that we... Read more
Trivers is a close friend of Richard Dawkins and they write glowing reviews on the back of each others books. Read morePublished on 22 April 2013 by J. Mann
Very sorry for writing such a review in advance but I found this book very confusing and boring. As far as I understand, it requires a different mind set to receive the message the... Read morePublished on 26 Mar. 2013 by Amazon Customer
I feel bad giving an average review for this. I just found the writing style too hard to consume. I read a review of this book in the times and it was very positive ... Read morePublished on 11 Feb. 2013 by Clarke
Oh how I wish more psychology textbooks were like this!
Deception... a large body of water that ponderously lurks beneath humanity. Read more
This is the best book I've read in years. I'd actually go so far as to say it was gripping.
To my shame I didn't know who Robert Trivers was when I chose this book pretty much... Read more