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CONSILIENCE: The Unity of Knowledge

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A tour de force from a scholar for whom such tours are par for the course. Wilson, who sowed the seeds of sociobiology decades ago, expands his agenda to the whole of human learning and behavior. All, in both the realms of art and science, can be reduced to a common set of unifying principles, or consilience. All can be subsumed under the basic laws of physics and their offspring in chemistry and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Aldo Bello - Goodreads

Loved the book and I love the author. His argument for uniting the sciences with philosophy, religion and other branches of the humanities is a necessary step in the understanding of our place in the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Patsylina - Goodreads

The search is not finished. It is still reductionist. Nevertheless, he paves the way. The analysis is brilliant. Read full review

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User Review  - Miles - Goodreads

This is probably my favorite of the books I've read by Edward O. Wilson, although it did not alter my worldview as profoundly as On Human Nature did when I read it back in early 2012. Consilience: The ... Read full review

Great book for smart people

User Review  - 987987987 - Overstock.com

He challenges smart people to make a difference no matter what. Read full review

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User Review  - Kathleen Brugger - Goodreads

EO Wilson is one of my heroes. Here he argues that all human knowledge will one day be seen as linked. Read full review

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User Review  - Josh Giunta - Goodreads

.....an airplane is a bird and a lampost is a tree science is religion and music is philo-so-phy...... Read full review

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User Review  - Goodreads

.....an airplane is a bird and a lampost is a tree science is religion and music is philo-so-phy...... Read full review

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User Review  - Ryan Williamson - Goodreads

Just insanely smart. At times it was over my head. Read full review

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User Review  - Ben D - Goodreads

Superb book on knowledge as a whole. Read full review

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All reviews - 124
5 stars - 44
4 stars - 30
3 stars - 16
2 stars - 13
1 star - 3
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All reviews - 124
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