On human nature / Edward O. Wilson ; with a new preface.

  • 25th anniversary ed.
  • Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press 2004
Physical description
1 online resource (xxii, 260 pages).
  • 9780674076549
  • 0674076540
  • 0674016386
  • 9780674016385
  • Originally published: 1978.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-249) and index.
  • Made available through EBL.
  • Print version record.
  • Dilemma -- Heredity -- Development -- Emergence -- Aggression -- Sex -- Altruism -- Religion -- Hope.
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  • Print version:: Wilson, Edward O. On human nature. 25th anniversary ed. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2004 ; ISBN: 0674016386
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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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