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Ep 1. David Sloan Wilson, Multi-Level Selection
Step into a world where society, culture, biology and education come together to shape life on the planet as we know it.
Documentary filmmaker William Holdens presents a detailed look into David's work and its impact both on his community and science as a whole.
Mind & Life Conversations: David Sloan Wilson with the Dalai Lama
The first session of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s conversations with key thought leaders on “Compassion, Interconnection, and Transformation,” organized by the Mind & Life Institute at his residence in Dharamsala, India on October 30th and November 1st, 2019.
David and Stu Libman Conversation
Child and adolescent Psychiatrist and autism expert Stu Libman in discussion about the latest in contextual behavioral science.
Topics covered: Storytelling, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Relational Frame Theory, Prosocial, G.L. Engel’s Biopsychosocial Medical Model, and behavioral fusion.
Discussion with Michael Shermer about Atlas Hugged
Science historian and founder of Skeptic Magazine Michael Schermer discuss David’s latest novel Atlas Hugged.
Topics covered: Government’s role in innovation, meaning systems, changing norms, social control, and the failures of socialism.
David Sloan Wilson on Religion and Other Meaning Systems
David Sloan Wilson gives a talk as part of a EVO series.
Topics covered: John Haught, symbolic expression, market fundamentalism, meaning systems, and religious conservatism and liberalism.
Religion and Spirituality in the Context of Everyday Life
David Sloan Wilson gives a talk at the University of British Columbia.
Topics covered: evolutionary biology, cultural evolution and ecosystems, the Binghamton Religion and Spirituality Project, sacred text as cultural genotype, and group selection versus kin selection.
Tinbergen's 4 Questions: A Lecture by Dr. David Sloan Wilson
Topics covered: “The Methods and Aims of Ethology” by Niko Tinbergen, behavioral traits, multilevel selection, cultural evolution, and extended evolutionary synthesis.