: L’agression une histoire naturelle du mal [Jan 01, ] Konrad Lorenz: Couverture dÃ fraÃ®chie. On Aggression is a book by the ethologist Konrad Lorenz; it was translated into English in As he writes in the prologue, “the subject of this book is. Buy L’agression: Une histoire naturelle du mal by Konrad Lorenz, Dominique Lestel, Vilma Fritsch (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store.
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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jul 31, Sanja Zanni rated it liked it. It takes the universal animal “condition” of aggression, a facet of the fight or flight response, that has over time become refined by social rituals and “cultures” of behaviors, and goes full-blown behavior-study-analysis into how this could occur, and further extrapolates what this means for humankind, having evolved from “lesser” lower-tiered among certain strata animals.
Lorenz’s loenz in writing is his ability to communicate lordnz things in a way that readers can digest. Each chapter could be taken in alone as a mind-blowing essay that is still as fresh today as it must have been in albeit more controversial back then. I was a graduate student with a focus on how animals form and maintain social groups when I read this book.
I think aggression in humans is slightly a more complex phenomenon then in vertebrates.
Evolutionary biology t is a deep, labrynthine rabbit hole to explore. Driver stated that Lorenz had provided a “powerful thesis” to explain the “aggression gone wrong” in humans, mentioning the millions of deaths in world wars, aggression resembling Driver argued the unlimited interspecific attack of a predator on its prey rather than the kind of intraspecific aggression seen in nonhuman animals which is strictly limited.
Lists with This Book. Published October 23rd by Mariner Books first published Oct 14, Samuel Viana rated agrsssion it was amazing Shelves: The one idea I agresslon is that male bonding and aggression are linked: You can read this book as a species of manifesto or a sermon.
Thus while the message of inciting [a particular aggressive behavior performed by the female of cooperating mated pairs] in ruddy shelduck and Egyptian geese could be expressed in the words ‘Drive him off, thrash him!
I also wonder how much of the information and speculation about non-human animal behaviour in this book is accurate, and how much of it was the author projecting his own worldview onto other species.
Return to Book Page. Taking our distant cousins other species as models from which we can learn about ourselves is a genius idea. The book is offered as an insight into human nature, and on the premise of “know thyself,” because only once we do can we take control and responsibility for who we are–and who we are as a species, sgression today, with ancestors that go back p longer than we can account for is mind-bogglingly complicated.
Feb 23, Belinda rated it it was ok. Of course the best of all chapters is the chapter eleven – kornad bond” – where he describes goose life stories almost as they were human beings which is very curious – aggression Lorenz sometimes says that the “anthropomorphizing reader” should took care in order to not interpret in a “human lonrad the examples done.
Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. However, Lorenz does not state that aggressive behaviors are in any way more powerful, prevalent, or intense than more peaceful behaviors such as mating rituals.
The aggressiveness of a serial killer is criminal and evil. Human behavior is no different. In this dense, but informative book, Lorenz reviews all of his personal experiences with a variety of animals — along with a review of the work of other naturalists — to try and come up with an answer.
As a science oriented individual I do agree everything stands, but the data itself is stacked up in a big cluster and not that easy to follow. agerssion
Lonrad like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Lorenz presents aagression findings on the mechanism of aggression and how animals control destructive drives in the interest of the species. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. He lists a variety of aggression categories, each separately subject to natural selectionand states that aggressive behavior is, genetically, one of the most labile of all traits.
Lorenz is k truth-seeker, an admirer of beauty, an advocate of the method of science, a humanitarian, an expert in his field, and a gifter teacher. Lorenz’s writing is lucid and on point with every beautiful detail. Dec 05, Jeannette rated it liked it.
Retrieved from ” https: It has been reprinted many times and translated into at least 12 languages. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Life is something we can intuitively know, so much as we look into the eyes of a deer or a dog and look into the window of its soul. Try to make your own conclusions knowing that and the condemnation of the so-called “millitant manifest”. Agressioj soldiers of an army, with imperialist intentions, invade a country that is not their country, they do not use a defensive violence.
I rely on you. Must agree with the comment Lorenz pointed out in the prologue when his friend said it wasn’t clear what all of this adds zgression to. Biology portal Animals portal.