Humans as Animals: Primate Politics, Culture, and Morality

    When:
    May 21, 2015 all-day
    2015-05-21T00:00:00-04:00
    2015-05-22T00:00:00-04:00
    Where:
    American Museum of Natural History
    Central Park West, New York, NY 10024
    USA

    Humans as Animals: Primate Politics, Culture, and Morality

    At the American Museum of Natural History

    Thursday, May 21, 2015
    6:30 pm

    Science has uncovered similarities between the social behavior of humans and other primates, including politics, culture, and morality. In this lecture, Frans de Waal will explore how humans and other primates behave in power politics, transmission of knowledge and habits, empathy, and sense of fairness.

    Dr. Frans B. M. de Waal is a Dutch-American biologist and primatologist renowned for his work on the behavior and social intelligence of primates.

    Kaufmann Theater
    Enter at 77th Street

    Tickets: $15 ($13.50 seniors, students)

    Free for Members; reservations required at 212-769-5200