Extending Darwin’s Revolution – David Sloan Wilson & Robert Sapolsky
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Robert Sapolsky (Professor of Biology, Neurology, and Neurosurgery at Stanford University) and David Sloan Wilson in conversation. Topics covered: individualism, multilevel selection, team dynamics, cooperation, and David's history with E.O. Wilson.
David Sloan Wilson is one of Earth’s foremost evolutionary biologists. His new book, THIS VIEW OF LIFE: COMPLETING THE DARWINIAN REVOLUTION, “moves us in the direction of sustainable living at all scales … with the compass of evolutionary theory.” Here, Professor Wilson is in conversation with another of the planet’s research luminaries, neuroscientist Robert Sapolsky.
David Sloan Wilson is Distinguished Professor of Biological Sciences and Anthropology at Binghamton University (SUNY); he is also co-founder of the Evolution Institute.
Robert Sapolsky is Professor of Biology, Neurology, and Neurosurgery at Stanford University; he received Wonderfest’s 2008 Carl Sagan Prize for Science Popularization.
Professors Wilson & Sapolsky are introduced by Susan Tunis of BookShop West Portal in San Francisco. This event was recorded on March 5, 2019, by Wonderfest, the Bay Area Beacon of Science.