Humanism Among the Primates

Hour 2:          Can the way primates interact explain the human capacity for empathy and community? We’ll talk this hour with Emory University biologist Frans De Waal, who makes the case for morality as a product of evolution, rather than religion, in “The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates (W. W. Norton & Company, 2013).”