On Human Nature by Edward O. Wilson
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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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Edward O. Wilson is Pellegrino University Professor, Emeritus, at Harvard University. In addition to two Pulitzer Prizes (one of which he shares with Bert Hölldobler), Wilson has won many scientific awards, including the National Medal of Science and the Crafoord Prize of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
Published November 1, 2012 by Harvard University Press. 285 pages
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Take the controversial parts of Sociobiology: The New Synthesis, add an occasional qualifying ""I strongly believe,"" and you have the substance of this lively summary of Wilson's speculations on human nature, a book guaranteed to inflame feminists, Science-for-the-People groups, and others oppos...

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