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Publisher: Harper & Row
ISBN10: 0060106336 ISBN13: 9780060106331 DDC: 301.2 LCC: GN365.9 Edition: $12.95


Includes index. Bibliography: p. [489]-503. Foreword / Edward O. Wilson -- Introduction / Arthur L. Caplan -- Neuter insects / Charles Darwin -- The data of ethics : the biological view / Herbert Spencer -- Evolution and ethics / Thomas H. Huxley -- Mutual aid : a factor of evolution / Peter Kropotkin -- Where angels fear to tread : a contribution from general sociology to human ethics / W.C. Allee -- The human biogram / Lionel Tiger and Robin Fox -- The functional limits of morality / Konrad Lorenz -- On war and peace in animals and man / Niko Tinbergen -- Ecology and the evolution of social ethics / V.C. Wynne-Edwards -- Attempts to derive definitive moral patterns from biology / Abraham Edel -- Ethics and the theory of evolution / Anthony Quinton -- From is to ought / Anthony Flew -- The "human" nature of human nature / Leon Eisenberg -- Intergroup selection in the evolution of social systems / V.C. Wynne-Edwards -- The genetical evolution of social behavior / W.D. Hamilton -- Adaptation and natural selection / George C. Williams -- The evolution of reciprocal altruism / Robert L. Trivers -- Man : from sociobiology to sociology / Edward O. Wilson -- The evolution of sociality / Donald Stone Sade -- The biology of behavior / Robert S. Morison -- Mindless societies / C.H. Waddington -- Against "sociobiology" / Elizabeth Allen et al. -- For sociobiology / Edward O. Wilson -- Fated genes / Lawrence G. Miller -- Sociobiology- another biological determinism -- Academic vigilantism and the political significance of sociobiology / Edward O. Wilson -- Ethics, evolution, and the milk of human kindness / Arthur L. Caplan -- A middle course between irrelevance and scientism / Bernard D. Davis -- Philosophy, dichotomies, and sociobiology / Lawrence G. Miller -- Sociobiology : troubled birth for new discipline / Nicholas Wade -- The implications of sociobiology / Joseph Alper et al. -- An alternative case for sociobiology / Stephen T. Emlen -- Biological potential vs. biological determinism / Stephen Jay Gould -- Sociobiology : a philosophical analysis / Michael Ruse -- A methodological critique of sociobiology / Richard M. Burian -- Principles and methods of comparative analysis in sociobiology / Walter J. Bock -- The methodology of sociobiology from the viewpoint of a comparative psychologist / Ethel Tobach -- The use and abuse of biology / Marshall D. Sahlins -- Toward a coevolutionary theory of human biology and culture / William H. Durham -- Sociobiology and politics / Steven A. Peterson and Albert Somit -- Altruism, ethics, and sociobiology / Ruth Mattern -- Sociobiology is a political issue / Joseph Alper, Jon Beckwith, and Lawrence G. Miller.


  • LCC: GN365.9
  • Dewey Decimal: 301.2

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: xiv, 514 p. ; 21 cm.
  • Edition Info: $12.95


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