THE SOCIAL CONQUEST OF EARTH finds the two-time Pulitzer Prize winning biologist and author countering the theory that evolution encourages creatures to put family first by demonstrating that group selection, not kin selection, is the primary driving force of human evolution. Demonstrating that the sources of morality, religion, and the creative arts are fundamentally biological in nature, Wilson presents us with a brilliant explanation as to the origin of the human condition and why it resulted in our domination of the Earth’s biosphere.
THIS COPY (shown below) was signed on the title page by E. O. Wilson in his office. It is a new, unread copy opened only for signing. Published in April, 2012 by Liveright, an imprint of W.W. Norton.
E. O. WILSON (pictured below from our Wall of Fame) is a Homeboy (born in Birmingham and raised in Mobile, B.S. and M.S. from the University of Alabama) who never forgot his roots. He is the most respected naturalist on earth, and in the twenty plus years since he retired from Harvard, he has written fifteen books. There are two Pulitzer Prizes among the huge number of honors he has won.Thank you E. O. Wilson for signing our books.