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unto others: the evolution and psychology of unselfish behavior by prof. elliott sober, prof. david sloan wilson

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  • Unto Others

    The Evolution and Psychology of Unselfish Behavior

    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, whose publication promises to be a major scientific event, tells us differently. In Unto Others philosopher Elliott Sober and biologist David Sloan Wilson demonstrate once and for all that unselfish behavior is in fact an important feature of both ... Read more

    $31.49 USD

  • Evolution and Contextual Behavioral Science

    An Integrated Framework for Understanding, Predicting, and Influencing Human Behavior

    What do evolutionary science and contextual behavioral science have in common? Edited by David Sloan Wilson and Steven C. Hayes, this groundbreaking book offers a glimpse into the histories of these two schools of thought, and provides a sound rationale for their reintegration.Evolutionary science (ES) provides a unifying theoretical framework for the biological sciences, and is increasingly being ... Read more

    $40.29 USD

  • The Nurture Effect

    How the Science of Human Behavior Can Improve Our Lives and Our World

    A fascinating look at the evolution of behavioral science, the revolutionary way it’s changing the way we live, and how nurturing environments can increase people’s well-being in virtually every aspect of our society, from early childhood education to corporate practices. If you want to know how you can help create a better world, read this book.What if there were a way to prevent criminal ... Read more

    $15.59 USD

  • Does Altruism Exist?

    Culture, Genes, and the Welfare of Others

    series Foundational Questions in Science
    David Sloan Wilson, one of the world’s leading evolutionists, addresses a question that has puzzled philosophers, psychologists, and evolutionary biologists for centuries: Does altruism exist naturally among the Earth’s creatures? The key to understanding the existence of altruism, Wilson argues, is by understanding the role it plays in the social organization of groups. Groups that function like ... Read more

    $19.79 USD

  • Audiobook

    Evolution for Everyone

    How Darwin's Theory Can Change the Way We Think About Our Lives

    Narrated by René Ruiz ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 57 min

    With stories that entertain as much as they inform, renowned evolutionist David Sloan Wilson outlines the basic principles of evolution and shows how, when properly understood, they can illuminate the length and breadth of creation, from the origin of life to the nature of religion.What is the biological reason for gossip? For laughter? For the creation of art? Why do dogs have curly tails? What ... Read more

    $22.50 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Evolution for Everyone

    How Darwin's Theory Can Change the Way We Think About Our Lives

    With stories that entertain as much as they inform, renowned evolutionist David Sloan Wilson outlines the basic principles of evolution and shows how, when properly understood, they can illuminate the length and breadth of creation, from the origin of life to the nature of religion.What is the biological reason for gossip? For laughter? For the creation of art? Why do dogs have curly tails? What ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Neighborhood Project

    Using Evolution to Improve My City, One Block at a Time

    After decades studying creatures great and small, evolutionary biologist David Sloan Wilson had an epiphany: Darwin's theory won't fully prove itself until it improves the quality of human life in a practical sense. And what better place to begin than his hometown of Binghamton, New York? Making a difference in his own city would provide a model for cities everywhere, which have become the habitat ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Evidence and Evolution

    The Logic Behind the Science

    by Elliott Sober ...
    How should the concept of evidence be understood? And how does the concept of evidence apply to the controversy about creationism as well as to work in evolutionary biology about natural selection and common ancestry? In this rich and wide-ranging book, Elliott Sober investigates general questions about probability and evidence and shows how the answers he develops to those questions apply to the ... Read more

    $23.79 USD

  • This View of Life

    Completing the Darwinian Revolution

    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 ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    This View of Life

    Completing the Darwinian Revolution

    Narrated by René Ruiz ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 8 min

    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 ... Read more

    $17.50 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Lucifer Principle

    A Scientific Expedition into the Forces of History

    by Howard Bloom ...
    Narrated by Malcolm Hillgartner ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 3 min

    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. Though this argument is not a new one—it has been brought forth by such great historical figures as St. Paul, Thomas ... Read more

    $22.95 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Prosocial

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

    A groundbreaking, comprehensive program for designing effective and socially equitable groups of all sizes—from businesses and social justice groups to global organizations.Whether you work in business or schools, volunteer in neighborhoods or church organizations, or are involved in social justice and activism, you understand the enormous power of groups to enact powerful and lasting change in ... Read more

    $14.09 USD