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The social conquest of earth, Edward O. Wilson

The social conquest of earth, Edward O. Wilson
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
The social conquest of earth
Nature of contents
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Responsibility statement
Edward O. Wilson
Table Of Contents
Why does advanced social life exist? The human condition -- Where do we come from? The two paths to conquest ; The approach ; The arrival ; Threading the evolutionary maze ; The creative forces ; Tribalism is a fundamental human trait ; War as humanity's hereditary curse ; The breakout ; The creative explosion ; The sprint to civilization -- How social insects conquered the invertebrate world. The invention of eusociality ; Inventions that advanced the social insects -- The forces of social evolution. The scientific dilemma of rarity ; Insect altruism and eusociality explained ; Insects tale the giant leap ; Now natural selection creates social instincts ; The forces of social evolution ; The emergence of a new theory of eusociality -- What are we? What is human nature? ; How culture evolved ; The origins of language ; The evolution of cultural variation ; The origins of morality and honor ; The origins of religion ; The origins of the creative arts -- Where are we going? A new Enlightenment
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