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 246th greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 17th on The 100 Best Non-Fiction Books of the Century (National Review)

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Sociobiology Kindle Edition 140264 2000
Sociobiology: The New Synthesis, Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Edition Hardcover 4099976 $80.70 $80.00 2000
Sociobiology: The New Synthesis, Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Edition Paperback 413319 $52.00 $20.00 2000
Sociobiology Debate: Readings on Ethical and Scientific Issues Paperback 3518004 $47.25 $1.99 1980
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Sociobiology: Abridged Edition Hardcover 5445469 $92.03 $15.00 1980
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