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A Talent for Friendship: Rediscovery of a Remarkable Trait by John Edward Terrell

By John Edward Terrell

This energetic, provocative textual content provides a brand new strategy to comprehend friendship. Professor John Terrell argues that the facility to make associates is an developed human trait no longer in contrast to our skill to stroll upright on legs or our skill for speech and intricate summary reasoning. Terrell charts how this trait has advanced by means of investigating distinctive services of the human mind: the facility to remake the surface global to fit our collective wishes, and our potential to flee into our personal internal innovations and picture how issues could and needs to be. The textual content is richly illustrated and written in an attractive kind, and should attract scholars, students, and common readers drawn to anthropology, evolutionary and cognitive technological know-how, and psychology extra broadly.

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