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Seed Magazine Presents: A Video Portrait of E.O. WilsonSeed Magazine Presents: A Video Portrait of E.O. WilsonHarvard naturalist, theorist, and humanist E.O. Wilson discusses his work with ants, his new book...Edward O. Wilson on the Human ConditionEdward O. Wilson on the Human ConditionWatch the complete video for free at http://fora.tv/2012/04/20/Edward_O_Wilson_The_Social_Conques...

Edward O. Wilson

Edward O. Wilson is widely recognized as one of the world’s preeminent biologists and naturalists. The author of more than thirty books, including The Social Conquest of Earth, The Meaning of Human Existence, and Letters to a Young Scientist, Wilson is a professor emeritus at Harvard University. The winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, he lives with his wife, Irene Wilson, in Lexington, Massachusetts.

Awards

New York Times Notable Selection, 2008

National Book Award, 2014

Books by Edward O. Wilson

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    The Creation: An Appeal to Save Life on Earth

    Edward O. Wilson

    Paperback, 2007

    The book that launched a movement: “Wilson speaks with a humane eloquence which calls to us all” (Oliver Sacks).
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    Anthill: A Novel

    Edward O. Wilson

    Paperback, 2011

    The two-time Pulitzer Prize–winning biologist delivers "an astonishing literary achievement" (Anthony Gottlieb, The Economist).
  • 9780871404138 72

    The Social Conquest of Earth

    Edward O. Wilson

    Hardcover, 2012

    From the most celebrated heir to Darwin comes a groundbreaking book on evolution, the summa work of Edward O. Wilson's legendary career.
  • 9780871404701 72

    Why We Are Here: Mobile and the Spirit of a Southern City

    Edward O. Wilson, Alex Harris

    Hardcover, 2012

    From this historic collaboration between a beloved naturalist and a great American photographer emerges a South we’ve never encountered before.
  • 9780871403636 72

    The Social Conquest of Earth

    Edward O. Wilson

    Paperback, 2013

    New York Times Bestseller

    From the most celebrated heir to Darwin comes a groundbreaking book on evolution, the summa work of Edward O. Wilson's legendary career.
  • 9780871403773 72

    Letters to a Young Scientist

    Edward O. Wilson

    Hardcover, 2013

    Pulitzer Prize–winning biologist Edward O. Wilson imparts the wisdom of his storied career to the next generation.
  • 9780871403858 72

    Letters to a Young Scientist

    Edward O. Wilson

    Paperback, 2014

    Pulitzer Prize–winning biologist Edward O. Wilson imparts the wisdom of his storied career to the next generation.
  • 9780871401007 72

    The Meaning of Human Existence

    Edward O. Wilson

    Hardcover, 2014

    Challenging a purely mechanistic view of human existence, Edward O. Wilson examines what makes human beings supremely different from all other species.
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    The Meaning of Human Existence

    Edward O. Wilson

    Paperback, 2015

    Challenging a purely mechanistic view of human existence, Edward O. Wilson examines what makes human beings supremely different from all other species.
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    Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life

    Edward O. Wilson

    Hardcover, 2016

    “The world’s greatest naturalist” (Jeffrey Sachs) proposes a plan to save Earth’s imperiled biosphere.