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By Konrad Lorenz

Konrad Lorenz was once the writer of a few of the preferred books ever released approximately animals, together with the best-selling Man Meets Dog and King Solomon's Ring. On Aggression is one in every of his most interesting works, in addition to the main debatable. via an insightful and usually enjoyable survey of animal behaviour, the Nobel Prize winner tracks the evolution of aggression through the animal international. He additionally increases a few startling questions while he applies his observations of animal psychology to humankind. His conclusions triggered an unparalleled controversy, culminating in an announcement followed through UNESCO in 1989 which seemed to condemn his paintings. even if Lorenz really claimed aggression is hard-wired into the human psyche, and that battle is an inevitable consequence, is whatever readers can decide on for themselves. notwithstanding you react, there will be no doubting that during ultra-modern violent international this strong paintings is still of paramount importance.

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