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The Resource On human nature, Edward O. Wilson ; with a new preface

On human nature, Edward O. Wilson ; with a new preface

Label
On human nature
Title
On human nature
Statement of responsibility
Edward O. Wilson ; with a new preface
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
Challenges perpetuated misconceptions about the nature-nurture controversy by examining hereditary biological controls on human behavior and the possibility of sociobiological limitations on human destiny
Tone
Writing style
Award
Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, 1979.
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154832
Cataloging source
DLC
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Wilson, Edward O
Dewey number
304.5
Index
index present
LC call number
GN365.9
LC item number
.W54 2004
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1510
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sociobiology
  • Social Darwinism
  • Sociobiology
  • Human Characteristics
  • Social Darwinism
  • Sociobiology
  • Evolutie
  • Mensen
  • Sociobiologie
Target audience
adult
Label
On human nature, Edward O. Wilson ; with a new preface
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 1978
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-249) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dilemma -- Heredity -- Development -- Emergence -- Aggression -- Sex -- Altruism -- Religion -- Hope
Control code
ocm55534964
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
25th anniversary ed.
Extent
xxii, 260 pages
Isbn
9780674016385
Lccn
2004052605
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)55534964
Label
On human nature, Edward O. Wilson ; with a new preface
Publication
Note
Originally published: 1978
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-249) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dilemma -- Heredity -- Development -- Emergence -- Aggression -- Sex -- Altruism -- Religion -- Hope
Control code
ocm55534964
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
25th anniversary ed.
Extent
xxii, 260 pages
Isbn
9780674016385
Lccn
2004052605
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)55534964

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