Obedience to Authority: An Experimental View

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Tavistock, 1974 - Authority - 224 pages
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In the 1960s Yale University psychologist Stanley Milgram famously carried out a series of experiments that forever changed our perceptions of morality and free will. The subjects--or "teachers"--were instructed to administer electroshocks to a human "learner," with the shocks becoming progressively more powerful and painful. Controversial but now strongly vindicated by the scientific community, these experiments attempted to determine to what extent people will obey orders from authority figures regardless of consequences. "Obedience to Authority" is Milgram's fascinating and troubling chronicle of his classic study and a vivid and persuasive explanation of his conclusions.

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User Review  - Jess Chan - Goodreads

its really insightful and is written in a way that is very straightforward, breaking down the complex of authority and self will easily to its readers. quick read but good dose of knowledge Read full review

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User Review  - Adam Brown - Goodreads

Very intersting, worth a read even if it will make you a bit cynical. Read full review

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