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On human nature

Author: Edward O Wilson
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 25th anniversary edView all editions and formats
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In his new preface E. O. Wilson reflects on how he came to write this book: how The Insect Societies led him to write Sociobiology, and how the political and religious uproar that engulfed that book persuaded him to write another book that would better explain the relevance of biology to the understanding of human behavior.
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Wilson, Edward O.
On human nature.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, c2004
(OCoLC)645873324
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward O Wilson
ISBN: 0674016386 9780674016385
OCLC Number: 55534964
Notes: Originally published: 1978.
Description: xxii, 260 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Dilemma --
Heredity --
Development --
Emergence --
Aggression --
Sex --
Altruism --
Religion --
Hope.
Responsibility: Edward O. Wilson ; with a new preface.

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In his new Preface E.O. Wilson reflects on how he came to write this book: how "The Insect Societies" led him to write "Sociobiology," and how the political and religious uproar that engulfed that  Read more...

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Wilson is a sophisticated and marvelously humane writer. His vision is a liberating one, and a reader of this splendid book comes away with a sense of the kinship that exists among the people, Read more...

 
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