Sociobiology: the new synthesis

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Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1975 - Medical - 697 pages
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In the introduction to this Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Edition, Edward O. Wilson shows how research in human genetics and neuro-science has strengthened the case for a biological understanding of human nature. Human sociobiology, now often called evolutionary psychology, has in the last quarter of a century emerged as its own field of study, drawing on theory and data from both biology and the social sciences.

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Review: Sociobiology: The New Synthesis (Sociobiology)

User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

Originally published in the '70s, this book is about as controversial as they come. EO Wilson specializes in the social networks of ants. Really interesting stuff. Still relevant. Read full review

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among the smartest folks of the last hundred years Read full review


The Morality of the Gene
The Prime Movers of Social Evolution
The Relevant Principles of Population Biology

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Edward O. Wilson is Pellegrino University Research Professor, Harvard University.

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