LOC National Book Festival (2015) - jef1000

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Edward O. Wilson
Biologist Edward O. Wilson is the author of more than 20 books, including the Pulitzer Prize winners "On Human Nature” and “The Ants.” He has received over 100 awards and honors for his work and is an active environmental advocate. During his career, Wilson has developed theories and explanations that have shaped scientific and scholarly inquiry. A few of his notable works are “The Theory of Island Biogeography,” “Sociobiology: The New Synthesis,” “Biophilia,” “Naturalist,” “Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge,” “The Social Conquest of Earth” and “Letters to a Young Scientist.” In his latest book, “The Meaning of Human Existence” (Liveright), Wilson connects science and philosophy in a 21st century treatise on human existence, which examines the differences among humans and other species. He is a professor emeritus of Harvard University.