ISBN-10:
0674074424
ISBN-13:
9780674074422
Pub. Date:
01/01/1986
Publisher:
Harvard
Biophilia

Biophilia

by Edward O. WilsonEdward O. Wilson
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Overview

Biophilia is Edward O. Wilson's most personal book, an evocation of his own response to nature and an eloquent statement of the conservation ethic. Wilson argues that our natural affinity for life—biophilia—is the very essence of our humanity and binds us to all other living species.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674074422
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 01/01/1986
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 215,469
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 9.12(h) x (d)

About the Author

Edward O. Wilson is Pellegrino University Professor, Emeritus, at Harvard University. In addition to two Pulitzer Prizes (one of which he shares with Bert Hölldobler), Wilson has won many scientific awards, including the National Medal of Science and the Crafoord Prize of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Prologue
  • 2. Bernhardsdorp
  • 3. The Superoganism
  • 4. The Time Machine
  • 5. The Bird of Paradise
  • 6. The Poetic Species
  • 7. The Serpent
  • 8. The Right Place
  • 9. The Conservation Ethic
  • 10. Surinam
  • Reading Notes
  • Acknowledgments

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