David Sloan Wilson is SUNY Distinguished Professor of Biology and Anthropology at Binghamton University. He is widely known for his fundamental contributions to evolutionary science and for explaining evolution to the general public.
His books include Evolution for Everyone: How Darwin’s Theory Can Change the Way We Think About Our Lives; Darwin’s Cathedral: Evolution, Religion, and the Nature of Society; and Unto Others: The Evolution and Psychology of Unselfish Behavior (with Elliot Sober). In addition to his own research, Dr. Wilson manages programs that expand the scope of evolutionary science in higher education, public policy, community-based research, and the study of religion.
Contributions to Humans & Nature:
Toward a Whole Earth Morality
A response to “What can evolution tell us about morality?”
- What Does It Mean To Be Human? An Evolutionist’s View
From Minding Nature’s September 2012, Volume 5, Number 2 issue.
- The Phenomenon of Humanity
A response to “What does it mean to be human?”
- This View of Life
Flip through the Evolution Institute’s online magazine, reporting on evolution the way that Darwin imagined it.
- What If Richard Dawkins Had It All Wrong?
Listen to an interview with David Sloan Wilson from Wisconsin Public Radio’s To the Best of Our Knowledge.