Authors Archives: Judith P. Saunders

Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography: The Story of a Successful Social Animal

Abstract Working from the assumption that wealth and status are goals motivating much human striving, Franklin insists that these evolutionarily critical objectives can be achieved only in a cultural context.  He details his shrewd exploitation of prevailing environmental conditions, demonstrating the crucial importance of cooperative strategies in building both wealth and reputation:  repeatedly he underscores […]

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