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Science  20 Nov 2009:
Vol. 326, Issue 5956, pp. 1063
DOI: 10.1126/science.1181554

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The Age of Empathy Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society by Frans de Waal Harmony, New York, 2009. 304 pp. $25.99, £19.99. ISBN 9780307407764.


De Waal uses observations from his own fieldwork to argue for the importance of empathy in social behavior of human and other animals.