Sociobiology by Edward O. Wilson
Sociobiology: The New Synthesis is a book written by E. O. Wilson, which started the sociobiology debate, one of the great scientific controversies in biology of the 20th century. Wilson popularized the term "sociobiology" as an attempt to explain the evolutionary mechanics behind social behaviors such as altruism, aggression, and nurturance.
The 70th greatest nonfiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - 17th on The 100 Best Non-Fiction Books of the Century (National Review)