David Barash

David P. Barash – Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, animal behavior and evolutionary genetics – is professor emeritus of psychology at the University of Washington, where he taught from 1973 – 2017. He is the author of more than 200 peer-reviewed papers, numerous op-eds and other articles in on-line journals, and author, co-author or editor of 40 books, most recently Through a Glass Brightly: Using Science To See Our Species As We Really Are (Oxford University Press, 2018), co-author with Judith Eve Lipton of Strength Through Peace: How demilitarization Led To Peace and Happiness in Costa Rica, and What the Rest of the World Can Learn From A Tiny, Tropical Nation. (Oxford University Press, 2018), as well as Approaches to Peace 4th ed. (Oxford University Press, 2018) and co-author with Charles Webel of Peace and Conflict Studies 4th ed. (Sage Publications, 2018).     


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December 11, 2019 in Biology, Politics

The Virtue of Extremism is its Enhancement of the Ordinary

To better understand extremism, we need to look not only at the evils perpetrated but also at the admirable aspects of ourselves.
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