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On Human Nature by  Edward O Wilson - Hardcover - Signed - 1978 - from Carpetbagger Books, IOBA (SKU: 1329)

On Human Nature

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On Human Nature

by Wilson, Edward O

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
Condition
Fine/fine
ISBN 10
0674634411
ISBN 13
9780674634411
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Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1978. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Inscribed by Wilson on the title page. Second printing in matching jacket. Fine in a fine jacket, unclipped ($12.50), lightly rubbed at the edges. Brown cloth with gilt lettering and a tree blindstamp on the front board. Square and firmly bound, clean internally. Wilson's classic work in which he introduces his sociobiological theory and "arrives at conclusions far removed from the social Darwinist legac of the last century." Winner of the Pulitzer Prize.

Synopsis

On Human Nature is a 1979 Pulitzer prize-winning book by the Harvard biologist E. O. Wilson. The book tries to explain how different characteristics of humans and society can be explained from the point of evolution. He explains how evolution has left its traces on the characteristics which are the specialty of human species like use of sex for pleasure, generosity, self-sacrifice and worship.

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Bookseller
Carpetbagger Books, IOBA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
1329
Title
On Human Nature
Author
Wilson, Edward O
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
fine
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0674634411
ISBN 13
9780674634411
Publisher
Harvard University Press
Place of Publication
Cambridge
Date published
1978

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