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View a collection of videos on Professor Wilson entitled "On the Relation of Science and the Humanities"

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Biophilia is Edward O. Wilson's most personal book, an evocation of his own response to nature and an eloquent statement of the conservation ethic. Wilson argues that our natural affinity for life-biophilia-is the very essence of our humanity and binds us to all other living things.

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About the Author

Edward O. Wilsonis Pellegrino University Professor 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.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Prologue
  • 2. Bernhardsdorp
  • 3. The Superoganism
  • 4. The Time Machine
  • 5. The Bird of Paradise
  • 6. The Poetic Species
  • 7. The Serpent
  • 8. The Right Place
  • 9. The Conservation Ethic
  • 10. Surinam
  • Reading Notes
  • Acknowledgments

Product Details

ISBN:
9780674074422
Author:
Wilson, Edward Osborne
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Author:
Wilson, Edward O.
Author:
Wilson, Edward Osborne
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
General
Subject:
Wildlife
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
General science
Subject:
Nature conservation
Subject:
Biology
Subject:
Biology -- Philosophy.
Subject:
Nature Studies-World Wildlife
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
January 1986
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
none
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
9 x 5 in 8 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Biophilia is Edward O. Wilson's most personal book, an evocation of his own response to nature and an eloquent statement of the conservation ethic. Wilson argues that our natural affinity for life-biophilia-is the very essence of our humanity and binds us to all other living things.
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