David Sloan Wilson

David Sloan Wilson is SUNY Distinguished Professor of Biology and Anthropology at Binghamton University. He applies evolutionary theory to all aspects of humanity in addition to the rest of life, both in his own research and as director of EvoS, a unique campus-wide evolutionary studies program that recently received NSF funding to expand into a nationwide consortium. His books include Darwin’s Cathedral: Evolution, Religion, and the Nature of Society, Evolution for Everyone: How Darwin’s Theory Can Change the Way We Think About Our Lives, and The Neighborhood Project: Using Evolution to Improve My City, One Block at a Time and Does Altruism Exist? Culture, Genes, and the Welfare of Others. .

Recent Posts

December 27, 2018 in Biology, Religion

Science and Religion Need Not Be At War

My Agreement and Disagreement with Jerry Coyne.
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December 21, 2018 in Arts, Culture, Education

A School, Camp, and Retreat Center Informed by Evolutionary Science

Between the ages of 10 and 13, I attended a magical boarding school in the Adirondack mountains of New York State called the North Country School. Its founder, Walter Clark,…
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December 18, 2018 in Biology, History

Was Hamilton a Group Selectionist? A Conversation with Oren Harman

W.D. Hamilton is best known for developing Inclusive Fitness Theory. What is less well known is that Hamilton changed his mind about the relationship between his theory and group selection.
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