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Completing The Darwinian Revolution

Completing The Darwinian Revolution

One of the world’s leading evolutionary thinkers David Sloan Wilson offers a bold new approach to solving the problems of our age.

Darwin's theory of evolution provides a single theoretical framework for biology, and all life sciences, today. But among humanities scholars, it is widely assumed that our rich cultural and behavioural development operates outside the rules of evolutionary theory. In fact, Darwin's theory has been considered taboo in the study of the social sciences, in the light of the inhumane theories of social Darwinism that emerged at the end of the nineteenth century. But, now, David Sloan Wilson, one of the world’s foremost evolutionary thinkers, expands on what we traditionally consider biological.

This event was recorded live at Thursday 20th June 2019. Discover more about this event here: https://www.thersa.org/events/2019/06/completing-the-darwinian-revolution

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