Search Results for: E. O. Wilson

E.O. Wilson And ‘The Meaning Of Human Existence’

Friday, September 11, 2015 Naturalist E.O. Wilson is author of “The Meaning of Human Existence.” (Jesse Costa/Here & Now) This is a good month for renowned biologist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author E.O. Wilson. On September 30, PBS is premiering the … Continue reading

E.O. Wilson explains the meaning of human existence, in 6 minutes

Grist Published on Dec 16, 2014 When noted biologist and public intellectual E.O. Wilson visited the Grist offices touting his new book The Meaning of Human Existence, we took the opportunity to ask him: Well? What is it? What followed … Continue reading

Setting Aside Half the World for the Rest of Life with E.O. Wilson

University of California Television (UCTV) Published on May 11, 2015 (Visit: http://www.uctv.tv/) Harvard professor and two-time Pulitzer Prize–winner E.O. Wilson shares his vision for saving Earth from a cataclysmic extinction event. The eminent evolutionary biologist’s Half Earth theory would set … Continue reading

E.O. Wilson: Synthetic Biology Will Radically Change the World

Big Think Published on Feb 9, 2015 Legendary biologist Edward O. Wilson explores three realms of ultimate biology from which we should expect major breakthroughs over the next several decades. Each is rooted in synthetic biology, which makes the creation … Continue reading

E.O. Wilson Reflects on His Career and Stresses the Importance of Biodiversity

Big Think Published on Dec 22, 2014 Legendary biologist Edward O. Wilson claims that the biosphere is incredibly delicate. Without a change in behavior, he says, we will irreversibly harm Earth’s biodiversity. Read more at BigThink.com: http://goo.gl/q993x0 Global Climate Change … Continue reading

E.O. Wilson explains the meaning of human existence, in 6 minutes.

Grist Published on Dec 16, 2014 When noted biologist and public intellectual E.O. Wilson visited the Grist offices touting his new book The Meaning of Human Existence, we took the opportunity to ask him: Well? What is it? What followed … Continue reading

E.O. Wilson: Science, Not Philosophy, Will Explain the Meaning of Existence

Big Think Published on Nov 4, 2014 Biologist E.O. Wilson, a two-time recipient of the Pulitzer Prize, discusses his most recent book on the meaning of existence. “Philosophy,” says Wilson, is “a highly endangered academic species.” He argues that explaining … Continue reading

How Many People Can the Earth Support?: Joel E. Cohen

A compelling new analysis of world population issues and what the numbers tell us. . . . With the world population now at 5.7 billion, and increasing by about 90 million per year, we have clearly entered a zone where … Continue reading

Joseph Wilson, Ambassador Who Disputed Bush’s Iraq WMD Claim, Dies at 69

Ambassador uncovered truth about Cheney-Bush misinformation concerning Niger uranium allegations: [President George W. Bush lied to the nation in the 2003 State of the Nation address implying there was evidence of Iraq-Niger uranium deal.] Headline Sep 30, 2019 Former U.S. … Continue reading

Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge: Edward Osborne Wilson

“A dazzling journey across the sciences and humanities in search of deep laws to unite them.” —The Wall Street Journal One of our greatest living scientists–and the winner of two Pulitzer Prizes for On Human Nature and The Ants–gives us … Continue reading