Summary: This largely autobiographical modern classic is Sloan Wilson's searing indictment of a society that had just begun to lose touch with its citizens. At once a scathing critique of corporate culture, a story of a young man confronting his past and future with honesty, and a testament to the enduring power of family and the importance of taking responsibility for one's own life. Universally...
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media 2010
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC WIL
Summary: An evolutionary biologist applies the ideas of evolutionary science to his post-industrial hometown and uses the "traits" he discovers, including what bullying feeds on and how neighborhood quality affects test scores, to improve the lives of his fellow citizens.
Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2011
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 307.76 WIL
Summary: David Sloan Wilson, one of the world’s leading evolutionists, addresses a question that has puzzled philosophers, psychologists, and evolutionary biologists for centuries: Does altruism exist naturally among the Earth’s creatures? The key to understanding the existence of altruism, Wilson argues, is by understanding the role it plays in the social organization of groups. Groups that function...
Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2014
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 576 WIL
Summary: A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: CBS DVD 2006