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A truly seminal book (Prospect)
A fascinating voyage of discovery through the social psychology of politics (Simon Jenkins Guardian)
This elegantly written book has far-reaching implications for anyone interested in politics, religion, or the many controversies that divide modern societies. If you want to know why you hold your moral beliefs and why many people disagree with you, read this book (Simon Baron-Cohen)
A remarkable and original synthesis of social psychology, political analysis, and moral reasoning that reflects the best of sciences in these fields (Edward O. Wilson)
A tour de force - a brave, brilliant, and eloquent exploration of the most important issues of our time. It will challenge the way you think about liberals and conservatives, atheism and religion, good and evil. This is the book that everyone will be talking about (Paul Bloom)
For the reader who seeks to understand happiness, my advice is: Begin with Haidt (Martin E P Seligman, professor of psychology, University of Pennsylvania)
[Haidt's] arguments are lucid and thought-provoking. They deserve to be widely read (The Sunday Times) --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Jonathan Haidt is a social and cultural psychologist. He has been on the faculty of the University of Virginia since 1995 and is currently a visiting professor of business ethics at New York University's Stern School of Business. He is the co-editor of Flourishing: Positive Psychology and the Life Well Lived, and is the author of The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Intelligent if somewhat controversial look at the roots of political thought, but with much wider implications for understanding human behaviour.Published 1 month ago by philor
Everyone should read it
fantastic explanation as to why and how people argue across each other rather that dicuss or debate rationally.
One of my best reads ever. If you've ever debated a point of view that you KNOW is right, and don't understand why other people don't 'get it' like you do, then this book is for... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Mr. M. W. Hyde
This is a book to make you think, and argue his points with yourself. Simply and readably written.Published 3 months ago by Bebe Bowles
If you have ever been subjected to political rants from your left or right wing friends, and wondered why their pov's are so different, read this book. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Gabrielle S. Sinclair
One of the biggest problems of the modern political scene is the right cannot seem to communicate with the left and the converse is also true. Read morePublished 4 months ago by James
Thought provoking I will be reading it again, as I am sure I will alter some of my opinions after considering real life interactions in light of the insites in this book.Published 6 months ago by a barker
Review courtesy of subtleillumination.com
This is a phenomenal book - one of the best I've ever read. Read more