Encouraging Words Concerning the Evidence for Altruism

  • Batson C
  • Shaw L
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Abstract

Responds to commentaries made by various authors on the study of altruism. Clarifications on major conceptual issues raised by commentators; Definitions of altruism and egoism; Arguments on whether empathy and sympathy should be differentiated.

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Authors

  • C. Daniel Batson

  • Laura L. Shaw

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