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He tends to invent just-so stories, and then act like they’re proven fact rather than what they are There are some ideas I think are odd, for example when he says Really a very interesting book. Present day sensitivities aside, Morris is nevertheless ddsnudo forward-thinking and the intellectual merits of the book by far exceed whatever flags might be raised by your inner-p.

Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of The human animal is capable of all sorts of strange behaviors, and Desmond Morris has an explanation for all of them.

Just ideas and theories that seem almost comically colored by the author’s dated biases. As I mentioned earlier a good book till I got to the end of chapter 6 when it began to tell me that because I don’t eat meat I’m weak and malnourished. With knowledge gleaned from primate ethnology, zoologist Morris examines sex, child-rearing, exploratory habits, fighting, feeding, and much more to establish our surpris A startling view of man, stripped of the facade we try so hard to hide behind.

Yet it’s very interesting from a historical perspective. Perhaps reading it after nearly four decades of experience as a member of its target species, more points in it seemed to ring true.

The style of the book is not purely scientific in so far as he he makes assumptions and draws conclusions from his own experience and his research, which makes for very interesting reading, however can be interpreted as imprecise.


I think there is some level of truth in what Des claims, but much of it is baloney. We can notify you when this item is back in stock.

El Mono Desnudo

It pains me that we’re so detached from our nature, causing ourselves unnecessary suffering and confusion, and that we’ve reduced the planet to it’s utility – economic utility, not utility to our survivalness – for us.

A fascinating read by a great thinker. Consiglio a chi voglia sapere qualcosa della propria, particolarissima specie. Sep 07, N. An incredible study of man, viewed as an animal.

El mono desnudo by Desmond Morris (2 star ratings)

His observations run that gamut of what he terms “typical” human behavior and physiology. I found the book to stray from scientific fact, or even scientific theory with some evidence to a collection of the authors own views and personal feelings about the issues discussed.

Must read, para todo el que aspire a ser humano. The explanation is really clear, easy to understand and there were some really interesting and cool facts about certain human behaviour that we still practice Morris’ characterization of indigenous societies as atypical cultural failures makes sense from the coldly zoological perspective from which he was attempting to write, but fails to take into consideration historical truths which invite explanations beyond a socities’ supposed lack of functionality.

Desmond Morris writes from a zoologist’s perspective and tries to describe man as if he were an external observer of our species. The importance of this work lies in the efforts to understand who and why we are like that by means of the comparison between conduct patterns in humans and among our closest relatives: Desmond Morris’ “The Naked Ape” is not a quality book for individuals seeking to understand the nature of modern evolutionary psychology.


Su examen de los humanos desde un punto de vista plenamente zoologico posee una llamativa faceta polemica. Unfortunately, this book did not meet my expectations.

To ask other readers questions about El mono desnudoplease sign up. Desmond Morris is an Anthropologist, and the person that made me decide that I, too, would like very much to be an Anthropologist, and The Naked Ape is a study of the Human Being as an animal. That is, at the time of this book’s writing as now anthropologists and sociologists commonly made the atypical specimens and their behaviors the focus morrks their studies.

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deenudo There are no discussion topics on this book yet. First of all I’m healthier then I ever was being vegan now then I was when I was an omnivore. En sus recorridos por las distintas culturas mundiales Morris abrazo el feminismo.

El mono desnudo

Ad esempio, questo libro risponde alle domande: I had a great time reading this book. When first published, this book was considered revolutionary because it attempted to describe the species homo sapiens from an objective zoologist’s perspective.

There is a bibliography at the morriz for those who want to see where he got his information and inspiration.