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Product Description: In its modern usage, the term "consilience" was first established by Edward O. Wilson in his 1998 book, Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge. Wilson's original thesis contained two parts: that nature forms a unitary order of causal forces, hierarchically organized, and that scientific knowledge, because it delineates nature, also forms a unitary order, promising consensus among diverse fields...read more
By Edward O. Wilson (editor)

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9780190231217 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 1, 2016, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: In its modern usage, the term "consilience" was first established by Edward O.

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Product Description: Half-Earth proposes an achievable plan to save our imperiled biosphere: devote half the surface of the Earth to nature.In order to stave off the mass extinction of species, including our own, we must move swiftly to preserve the biodiversity of our planet, says Edward O...read more

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9781631490828 | Liveright Pub Corp, March 7, 2016, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Half-Earth proposes an achievable plan to save our imperiled biosphere: devote half the surface of the Earth to nature.

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Product Description: The description for this book, Theory of Island Biogeography. (MPB-1), will be forthcoming.

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9780691623085 | Princeton Univ Pr, December 8, 2015, cover price $34.50 | About this edition: The description for this book, Theory of Island Biogeography.

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Product Description: Diese von den beiden weltberühmten Experten geschriebene, reich illustrierte Naturgeschichte führt in die faszinierende Welt der Ameisen. Sie erfahren von der Artenvielfalt, von typischen Verhaltensweisen, von der effektiven Zusammenarbeit und den Verständigungsmöglichkeiten innerhalb der Kolonien und von den perfekt geplanten kämpferischen Auseinandersetzungen mit anderen Völkern...read more

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9783662484067 | 3 edition (Spektrum Akademischer Verlag Gmbh, October 30, 2015), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: Diese von den beiden weltberühmten Experten geschriebene, reich illustrierte Naturgeschichte führt in die faszinierende Welt der Ameisen.

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Product Description: The science of aquaculture advanced considerably in the 1980s, its application being an important factor in the agricultural economies of many countries. This book reviews the subject of fish nutrition, one of the key aspects of aquacultural systems...read more

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9780521341509, titled "Nutrition of Pond Fishes" | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 1, 1988, cover price $94.95 | also contains Nutrition of Pond Fishes | About this edition: The science of aquaculture advanced considerably in the 1980s, its application being an important factor in the agricultural economies of many countries.

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Product Description: Where do you find Nabokov's butterflies, George Washington's pheasants, and the only stuffed bird remaining from the Lewis and Clark expedition? The vast collections of animals, minerals, and plants at the Harvard Museum of Natural History are among the oldest in the country, dating back to the 1700s...read more
By Nancy Pick, Mark Sloan (photographer) and Edward O. Wilson (introduced by)

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9781785510113 | Scala Books, September 17, 2015, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Where do you find Nabokov's butterflies, George Washington's pheasants, and the only stuffed bird remaining from the Lewis and Clark expedition?

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Product Description: National Book Award Finalist. How did humanity originate and why does a species like ours exist on this planet? Do we have a special place, even a destiny in the universe? Where are we going, and perhaps, the most difficult question of all, "Why?" In The Meaning of Human Existence, his most philosophical work to date, Pulitzer Prize–winning biologist Edward O...read more

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9780871401007 | Liveright Pub Corp, October 6, 2014, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: National Book Award Finalist.

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9781631491146 | Reprint edition (Liveright Pub Corp, September 7, 2015), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: National Book Award Finalist.

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Product Description: The remarkable story of how one of the most biologically diverse habitats in the world was destroyed, restored, and continues to evolve—with stunning, full-color photographs by two of the world’s best wildlife photographers.A Window on Eternity is a stunning book of splendid prose and gorgeous photography about one of the biologically richest places in Africa and perhaps in the world...read more

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9781476747415, titled "A Window on Eternity: A Biologistæs Walk Through Gorongosa National Park" | Har/dvd edition (Simon & Schuster, April 22, 2014), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The remarkable story of how one of the most biologically diverse habitats in the world was destroyed, restored, and continues to evolve—with stunning, full-color photographs by two of the world’s best wildlife photographers.

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Product Description: Pulitzer Prize–winning biologist Edward O. Wilson imparts the wisdom of his storied career to the next generation. Edward O. Wilson has distilled sixty years of teaching into a book for students, young and old. Reflecting on his coming-of-age in the South as a Boy Scout and a lover of ants and butterflies, Wilson threads these twenty-one letters, each richly illustrated, with autobiographical anecdotes that illuminate his career―both his successes and his failures―and his motivations for becoming a biologist...read more

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9780871403773 | 1 edition (Liveright Pub Corp, April 15, 2013), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Pulitzer Prize–winning biologist Edward O.

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9780871403858 | Reprint edition (Liveright Pub Corp, April 7, 2014), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Pulitzer Prize–winning biologist Edward O.

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Product Description: Querido amigo: Después de medio siglo de enseñar a estudiantes y a jóvenes profesionales de la ciencia, he tenido el privilegio y la suerte de haber aconsejado a muchos cientos de jóvenes de talento y ambiciosos. Como resultado, he acumulado un conocimiento profundo, una filosofía, en realidad, de lo que es necesario saber para tener éxito en el ámbito de la ciencia...read more

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9786073121804, titled "Cartas a un joven científico / Letters to a young scientist" | Debate Editorial, January 3, 2014, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Querido amigo: Después de medio siglo de enseñar a estudiantes y a jóvenes profesionales de la ciencia, he tenido el privilegio y la suerte de haber aconsejado a muchos cientos de jóvenes de talento y ambiciosos.

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Product Description: Southern Wonder explores Alabama’s amazing biological diversity, the reasons for the large number of species in the state, and the importance of their preservation. Alabama ranks fifth in the nation in number of species of plants and animals found in the state, surpassed only by the much larger western states of California,Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico...read more
By Edward O. Wilson (foreword by)

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9780817318024 | Univ of Alabama Pr, November 19, 2013, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Southern Wonder explores Alabama’s amazing biological diversity, the reasons for the large number of species in the state, and the importance of their preservation.

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9780817357504 | Univ of Alabama Pr, November 19, 2013, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Southern Wonder explores Alabama’s amazing biological diversity, the reasons for the large number of species in the state, and the importance of their preservation.

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Product Description: 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. Sparking vigorous debate in the sciences, The Social Conquest of Earth upends “the famous theory that evolution naturally encourages creatures to put family first” (Discover)...read more

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9780871404138 | 1 edition (Liveright Pub Corp, April 9, 2012), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: From the most celebrated heir to Darwin comes a groundbreaking book on evolution, the summa work of Edward O.

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9780871403636 | Reprint edition (Liveright Pub Corp, April 15, 2013), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: New York Times Bestseller From the most celebrated heir to Darwin comes a groundbreaking book on evolution, the summa work of Edward O.

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Product Description: Based on his more than 40 years of field research, Means, an expert on the eastern diamondback rattlesnake, reveals the biological complexity and beauty of the animals he has studied. In Australia, Means searches for the fiercey, reputed to be the worlds deadliest terrestrial snake...read more
By D. Bruce Means and Edward O. Wilson (foreword by)

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9781561646227 | Reprint edition (Pineapple Pr Inc, March 27, 2013), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Based on his more than 40 years of field research, Means, an expert on the eastern diamondback rattlesnake, reveals the biological complexity and beauty of the animals he has studied.

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Product Description: ¿De dónde venimos? ¿Qué somos? ¿Adónde vamos? En una obra apasionante que culmina el trabajo de toda una vida, Edward O. Wilson plantea estas tres cuestiones fundamentales y demuestra que la religión, la filosofía y la reflexión no pueden dar respuestas por sí solas, y que la única forma realista de resolver el enigma de n...read more

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9788499921518, titled "La conquista social de la tierra / The Social Conquest of Earth: ¿De dónde venimos? ¿Qué somos? ¿Adónde vamos? / Where Did We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?" | Italian edition edition (Debate Editorial, October 4, 2012), cover price $33.95 | About this edition: ¿De dónde venimos?

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Product Description: Increasingly absorbed in recent years by advances in our understanding of the origin of life, evolutionary history, and the advent of humankind, eminent biologist Christian de Duve of late has also pondered deeply the future of life on this planet...read more
By Christian De Duve, Neil Patterson (contributor) and Edward O. Wilson (foreword by)

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9780300165074 | Yale Univ Pr, December 14, 2010, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Increasingly absorbed in recent years by advances in our understanding of the origin of life, evolutionary history, and the advent of humankind, eminent biologist Christian de Duve of late has also pondered deeply the future of life on this planet.

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9780300182729 | Yale Univ Pr, February 28, 2012, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Increasingly absorbed in recent years by advances in our understanding of the origin of life, evolutionary history, and the advent of humankind, eminent biologist Christian de Duve of late has also pondered deeply the future of life on this planet.

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Product Description: Spanning evolutionary science from its inception to its latest findings, from discoveries and data to philosophy and history, this book is the most complete, authoritative, and inviting one-volume introduction to evolutionary biology available...read more
By Edward O. Wilson (foreword by)

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9780674062214 | Belknap Pr, November 30, 2011, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Spanning evolutionary science from its inception to its latest findings, from discoveries and data to philosophy and history, this book is the most complete, authoritative, and inviting one-volume introduction to evolutionary biology available.

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Product Description: Once in a great while, as the New York Times noted recently, a naturalist writes a book that changes the way people look at the living world. John James Audubon’s Birds of America, published in 1838, was one. Roger Tory Peterson’s 1934 Field Guide to the Birds was another...read more
By Michael R. Canfield (editor) and Edward O. Wilson (foreword by)

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9780674057579 | Harvard Univ Pr, May 30, 2011, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Once in a great while, as the New York Times noted recently, a naturalist writes a book that changes the way people look at the living world.

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Product Description: The Tanner Lectures on Human Values is the annual publication of the Tanner lectures given at Clare Hall, Cambridge University; Brasenose College, Oxford University; Harvard University; Yale University, the University of California; Stanford University, the University of Michigan; and the University of Utah and other locations...read more

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9780521176415 | Reissue edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, April 30, 2011), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: The Tanner Lectures on Human Values is the annual publication of the Tanner lectures given at Clare Hall, Cambridge University; Brasenose College, Oxford University; Harvard University; Yale University, the University of California; Stanford University, the University of Michigan; and the University of Utah and other locations.

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Product Description: One of the earliest New World naturalists, José Celestino Mutis began his professional life as a physician in Spain and ended it as a scientist and natural philosopher in modern-day Colombia. Drawing on new translations of Mutis's nearly forgotten writings, this fascinating story of scientific adventure in eighteenth-century South America retrieves Mutis's contributions from obscurity...read more

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9780801897856 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, September 28, 2010, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: One of the earliest New World naturalists, José Celestino Mutis began his professional life as a physician in Spain and ended it as a scientist and natural philosopher in modern-day Colombia.

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Product Description: In this landmark volume, an international group of scientists has synthesized their collective expertise and insight into a newly unified vision of insect societies and what they can reveal about how sociality has arisen as an evolutionary strategy...read more
By Jennifer Fewell (editor), Jurgen Gadau (editor) and Edward O. Wilson (foreword by)

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9780674031258 | Harvard Univ Pr, February 28, 2009, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: In this landmark volume, an international group of scientists has synthesized their collective expertise and insight into a newly unified vision of insect societies and what they can reveal about how sociality has arisen as an evolutionary strategy.

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Product Description: We remember the admonition of our mothers: “Treat others as you want them to treat you.” But what if being nice was something we were inclined by nature to do anyway?  Renowned neuroscientist Donald Pfaff upends our entire understanding of ethics and social contracts with an intriguing proposition: the Golden Rule is hardwired into the human brain...read more
By Donald W. Pfaff and Edward O. Wilson (foreword by)

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9781932594270 | 1 edition (Dana Pr, December 15, 2007), cover price $20.95 | About this edition: We remember the admonition of our mothers: “Treat others as you want them to treat you.

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Argues for the fundamental unity of all knowledge and the need to search for 'consilience': the composition of the principles governing every branch of learning. The author shows how our rise in intellectual mastery is rooted in an ancient Greek concept at its zenith during the Enlightenment.

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9780349111124 | New edition (Gardners Books, September 4, 2003), cover price $23.40 | About this edition: Argues for the fundamental unity of all knowledge and the need to search for 'consilience': the composition of the principles governing every branch of learning.

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9788481093605 | Italian edition edition (Galaxia Gutenberg, June 30, 1999), cover price $20.95

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