David Sloan Wilson Free Author Talk | West Portal
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Bookshop West Portal | 80 West Portal Ave., San Francisco 94127
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We are honored to welcome evolutionary biologist David Sloan Wilson, Distinguished Professor of Biological Sciences and Anthropology at Binghamton University. There he is the founder of the Evolutionary Studies program that unifies diverse disciplines under the theory of evolution.
His latest book, This View of Life: Completing the Darwinian Revolution is very much in keeping with this diverse approach, as he applies Darwinian Theory to cultural studies.
Of the book, Dr. Robert Sapolsky, the New York Times bestselling author of Behave and Professor of Biology and Neurology at Stanford University said, “David Sloan Wilson has long been one of the most visionary and trail-blazing evolutionary biologists around, forcing the field to recognize that evolutionary change occurs from far more than selection solely at the level of the gene.
In This View of Life, he explores the various surprising things that ‘evolution’ is and isn’t, and its relevance to everything from everyday life to global policy decisions. It’s thick with ideas and insights, written in a graceful, accessible style.” We are thrilled that Dr. Wilson will be joined by Dr. Sapolsky. This is sure to be an enlightening conversation!