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              Books by David Sloan Wilson

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              Prosocial: Using Evolutionary Science to Build Productive, Equitable, and Collaborative Groups
               

              Prosocial: Using Evolutionary Science to Build Productive, Equitable, and Collaborative Groups (EPUB ebook)

              By Atkins, Paul W. B.; Wilson, David Sloan; Hayes, Steven C.

              Based on the work of Nobel Prize winning economist, Elinor Ostrom, Prosocial presents a groundbreaking and comprehensive program for designing effective and socially equitable groups of all sizes to create positive world change-from businesses and social justice groups to global ...organizations.
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              ISBN 9781684030262
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              Language en
              Released NZ 1 Oct 2019
              Publisher New Harbinger Publications
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Prosocial: Using Evolutionary Science to Build Productive, Equitable, and Collaborative Groups
               

              Prosocial: Using Evolutionary Science to Build Productive, Equitable, and Collaborative Groups (PDF ebook)

              By Atkins, Paul W. B.; Wilson, David Sloan; Hayes, Steven C.

              Based on the work of Nobel Prize winning economist, Elinor Ostrom, Prosocial presents a groundbreaking and comprehensive program for designing effective and socially equitable groups of all sizes to create positive world change-from businesses and social justice groups to global ...organizations.
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              ISBN 9781684030255
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              Language en
              Released NZ 1 Oct 2019
              Publisher New Harbinger Publications
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              This View of Life: Completing the Darwinian Revolution

              This View of Life: Completing the Darwinian Revolution (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Wilson, David Sloan

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              It is widely understood that Charles Darwin's theory of evolution completely revolutionized the study of biology. Yet, according to David Sloan Wilson, the Darwinian revolution won't be truly complete until it is applied more broadly--to everything associated with the words human..., culture, and policy. In a series of engaging and insightful examples--from the breeding of hens to the timing of cataract surgeries to the organization of an automobile plant--Wilson shows how an evolutionary worldview provides a practical tool kit for understanding not only genetic evolution but also the fast-paced changes that are having an impact on our world and ourselves. What emerges is an incredibly empowering argument: If we can become wise managers of evolutionary processes, we can solve the problems of our age at all scales--from the efficacy of our groups to our well-being as individuals to our stewardship of the planet Earth.
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              ISBN 9781101872819
              Released NZ 14 Jan 2020
              Publisher Random House
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              The Lucifer Principle Lib/E: A Scientific Expedition Into the Forces of History
                

              The Lucifer Principle Lib/E: A Scientific Expedition Into the Forces of History (Audio CD / Audio)

              By Bloom, Howard; Foreword by Wilson, David Sloan; Read by Hillgartner, Malcolm

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              The Lucifer Priciple is a revolutionary work that explores the intricate relationships among genetics, human behavior, and culture to put forth the thesis that evil is a by-product of nature s strategies for creation and that it is woven into our most basic biological fabric. Tho...ugh this argument is not a new one it has been brought forth by such great historical figures as St. Paul, Thomas Hobbes, and Raymond Dart Howard Bloom here takes fresh data from a variety of sources and shapes it into a lens through which listeners can reinterpret the human experience.
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              ISBN 9781504625258
              Released NZ 7 Jul 2015
              Publisher Blackstone Audiobooks
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              Evolution for Everyone: How Darwin's Theory Can Change the Way We Think about Our Lives
               

              Evolution for Everyone: How Darwin's Theory Can Change the Way We Think about Our Lives (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Wilson, David Sloan

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              What is the biological reason for gossip? For laughter? For the creation of art? Why do dogs have curly tails? What can microbes tell us about morality? These and many other questions are tackled by renowned evolutionist David Sloan Wilson in this witty and groundbreaking new boo...k. With stories that entertain as much as they inform, Wilson outlines the basic principles of evolution and shows how, properly understood, they can illuminate the length and breadth of creation, from the origin of life to the nature of religion. Now everyone can move beyond the sterile debates about creationism and intelligent design to share Darwin's panoramic view of animal and human life, seamlessly connected to each other. Evolution, as Wilson explains, is not just about dinosaurs and human origins, but about why all species behave as they do--from beetles that devour their own young, to bees that function as a collective brain, to dogs that are smarter in some respects than our closest ape relatives. And basic evolutionary principles are also the foundation for humanity's capacity for symbolic thought, culture, and morality. In example after example, Wilson sheds new light on Darwin's grand theory and how it can be applied to daily life. By turns thoughtful, provocative, and daringly funny, Evolution for Everyone addresses some of the deepest philosophical and social issues of this or any age. In helping us come to a deeper understanding of human beings and our place in the world, it might also help us to improve that world. From the Hardcover edition.
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              ISBN 9780385340922
              Released NZ 26 Dec 2007
              Publisher Bantam Doubleday Dell Pub
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              Unto Others: The Evolution and Psychology of Unselfish Behavior
               

              Unto Others: The Evolution and Psychology of Unselfish Behavior (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Sober, Elliott; Wilson, David Sloan

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              No matter what we do, however kind or generous our deeds may seem, a hidden motive of selfishness lurks - or so science has claimed for years. This book tells readers differently. The authors demonstrate that unselfish behaviour is in fact an important feature of both biological ...and human nature.
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              ISBN 9780674930476
              Released NZ 15 Oct 1999
              Publisher Harvard University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Darwin's Roadmap to the Curriculum: Evolutionary Studies in Higher Education
               

              Darwin's Roadmap to the Curriculum: Evolutionary Studies in Higher Education (Hardback)

              Edited by Geher, Glenn; Wilson, David Sloan; Head, Hadassah; Gallup, Andrew

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              There is a paradox when it comes to Darwinian ideas within the academy. On one hand, Darwin's theories have famously changed the foundational ideas related to the origins of life, shaping entire disciplines in the biological sciences. On the other hand, people in educated societi...es across the globe today are famously misinformed and uneducated about Darwinian principles and ideas. Applications of evolutionary theory outside the traditional areas of biology have been slow to progress, and scholars doing such work regularly run into all kinds of political backlash. However, a slow but steady push to advance the teaching of evolution across academic disciplines has been under way for more than a decade. This book serves to integrate the vast literature in the interdisciplinary field of Evolutionary Studies (EvoS), providing clear examples of how evolutionary concepts relate to all facets of life. Further, this book provides chapters dedicated to the processes associated with an EvoS education, including examples of how an interdisciplinary approach to evolutionary theory has been implemented successfully at various colleges, universities, and degree programs. This book also offers chapters outlining a variety of applications to an evolution education, including improved sustainable development, medical practices, and creative and critical thinking skills. Exploring controversies surrounding evolution education, this volume provides a roadmap to asking and answering Darwinian questions across all areas of intellectual inquiry.
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              ISBN 9780190624965
              Released NZ 13 Jun 2019
              Publisher Oxford University Press
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              The Literary Animal: Evolution and the Nature of Narrative
               

              The Literary Animal: Evolution and the Nature of Narrative (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

              Edited by Gottschall, Jonathan; Wilson, David Sloan; Foreword by Wilson, Edward; Crews, Frederick C.

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              The goal of this book is to overcome some of the misunderstandings about the meaning of a Darwinian approach to the human mind generally, and literature specifically. It attempts to show how the human propensity for literature and art can be properly framed as a true evolutionary... problem.
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              ISBN 9780810122871
              Released NZ 30 Mar 2006
              Publisher Inbooks
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Rethinking Theory
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