SuperCooperators: Evolution, Altruism and Human Behaviour (Or, Why We Need Each Other to Succeed)

SuperCooperators: Evolution, Altruism and Human Behaviour (Or, Why We Need Each Other to Succeed)

Martin Nowak, Roger Highfield


everyone seems to be accustomed to Darwin's principles in regards to the survival of the fittest yet Darwin's conception has one significant chink: if purely the fittest live on, then why might we hazard our personal existence to avoid wasting a stranger?

a few humans argue that concerns reminiscent of charity, equity, forgiveness and cooperation are evolutionary free ends. yet as Harvard's celebrated evolutionary biologist Martin Nowak explains during this groundbreaking and debatable booklet, cooperation is primary to the four-billion-year-old puzzle of life.

Cooperation is key to how molecules within the primordial soup crossed the watershed that separates useless chemistry from biochemistry.

With wit and readability, Martin Nowak and the bestselling technology author Roger Highfield make the case that cooperation, no longer pageant, is the defining human trait. SuperCooperators will clarify our figuring out of evolution and human behaviour, and galvanize debate for years to come.

'Groundbreaking...SuperCooperators is an element autobiography, half textbook, and reads like a best-selling novel.' Nature

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