: L’agression une histoire naturelle du mal [Jan 01, ] Konrad Lorenz: Couverture dà fraîchie. 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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Bonding is still a fascinating topic! I never thought these birds were so interesting. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? At the end, you realize that humans are probably less aggressive than their animal neighbors. Retrieved from ” https: Read more Read less. Unfortunately, Lorenz had a big knowledge about animals, but he did not understand this matter in all its complexity.

I asked him if male chimp bonds were stronger among the more aggressive males and how male bonds worked in chimp society. I was a graduate student with a focus on how animals form and maintain social groups when I read this book. Lists with This Book. According to Lorenz, animals, particularly males, are biologically programmed to fight over resources. The aggressiveness of a serial killer is criminal and evil. To attempt to ‘weed out’ certain essential aspects of humanity like aggression because they appear useless or even harmful to our reasonis utmost folly and hubris if ever there was any.

The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness. The author’s thought processes often seemed incomplete and were difficult to follow. I heard about the potential connections between Lorenz and the Nazism that the could a initial supporter of this ideology, giving up later. Konrad Lorenz, Marjorie Kerr Wilson”. I started it two years ago, I felt it a bit slow, so I moved on to something else.

Aug 08, Karson rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Driver stated that Lorenz had provided a “powerful thesis” to explain the “aggression gone wrong” in humans, mentioning the millions konrav 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.


As in observing people, it is not the what they say that reveal their realities, but the subtle cues of how they act. Mar 22, Anthony rated it it was amazing. Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

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Then he moves on to humans. The info on geese – interesting and humorous. Jan 23, Jafar rated it really liked it. I learned about the gorgeous and aggressive coral fish, lorfnz, rats and many amazing things about other animals. All in all, Lorenz presents some key ideas at the end and an honest concern for man’s assurance of his detachment from primitive instincts. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

Additionally, Lorenz addresses behavior in humans, including discussiona ” hydraulic ” model of emotional or instinctive pressures and their release, shared by Freud ‘s psychoanalytic theoryand the abnormality of intraspecies violence and killing. Lorenz presents his findings on the konrsd of aggression and how animals control destructive drives in the interest of the species. Apr 29, Erwin Maack rated it it was amazing.

On Aggression by Konrad Lorenz. He specially gives special attention into the “militant manifest”.

Try to make your own conclusions knowing that and the condemnation of the so-called “millitant manifest”. But to be fair, I hoped for much more paragraphs similar to those from the last 3 chapters – a comparative approach and an analysis of humans or at l A very important piece of writing put together in an overly lorezn fashion. I’ve know about Lorenz since I was a little boy. I feel that much of our society is hell-bent on turning our society into a bunch of gutless, passive wimps.

On Aggression by Konrad Lorenz

Holt, Rinehart and Winston. Technology may be our undoing. From what I read in the book, the man who wrote this book is not the same man who was a member of the Nazi party. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Dec 09, Sashko Valyus rated it really liked it. The New York Review of Books.


On Aggression

Lorenz is a truth-seeker, an admirer konrav beauty, an advocate of the method of science, a humanitarian, an expert in his field, and a gifter teacher. Refresh and try again. I think agresssion in humans is slightly a more complex phenomenon then in vertebrates. Fischer argued that Lorenz’s view of the instinctive nature of human aggression was “basically right”, commenting that “Lorenz would probably cite the fury of his critics as further proof of the correctness of his thesis”.

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! There was a lot of racism here, as well as classism and sexism. Schneirlaand Solly Zuckermanwere specialists in animal behaviour, while most of the favourable reviews came from “experts in other fields”. I remember writing to David Bygott who was studying aggression among male chimpanzees at Gombe Stream with Jane Goodall.

In he met Dutch biologist Nikolaas Tinbergen, and the two collaborated in developing ethology as a separate sub-discipline of biology. Aagression is in these areas that our vocabulary obscures what is the heart of the matter–the disciplines at the time this book was written, and still today, lack the language necessary for elucidating processes of multi-generational biological emergences.

It looks at the functional nature of aggression as it is found in nature in animal populations and explains much of human behavior in the context of its natural root in any society or group.

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