Books

We recommend the books below, each of which expands our understanding of the practical applications of evolution theory in our modern world. These books have been written by our Evolution Institute board members, affiliated researchers, and experts in various fields.
By purchasing the books using the links below, a small portion of your Amazon purchase will be donated to the Evolution Institute.
How Children Invented Humanity: The Role of Development in Human Evolution

Professor David F. Bjorklund, Evolution Institute Vice President

This View of Life: Completing the Darwinian Revolution

David Sloan Wilson, Evolution Institute Co-Founder & Board Member

Sustainable Modernity: The Nordic Model and Beyond

Edited by Nina Witoszek, Evolution Institute Board Member, and Atle Midttun

Ultrasociety: How 10,000 Years of War Made Humans the Greatest Cooperators on Earth

Professor Peter Turchin, Evolution Institute Board Member

Does Altruism Exist?: Culture, Genes, and the Welfare of Others

David Sloan Wilson, Evolution Institute Co-Founder & Board Member

Ages of Discord: A Structural-Demographic Analysis of American History

Professor Peter Turchin, Evolution Institute Board Member

Evolutionary Perspectives on Child Development and Education

Professors David C. Geary & Daniel B. Birch, Evolution Institute Research Associates

Evolution for Everyone: How Darwin’s Theory Can Change the Way We Think About Our Lives

David Sloan Wilson, Evolution Institute Co-Founder & Board Member

Building Bridges: Community and University Partnerships in East St. Louis

Professor Kenneth Reardon, past Board Member & Research Associate

The Literary Animal: Evolution and the Nature of Narrative

Multiple Contributors