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a quick history of biophilia

The idea of biophilia first took form in 1973 when German psychologist Eric Fromm when it appeared in his book Anatomy of Human Destructiveness (1973). 503 more words


Letter to an Old Scientist

Professor Wilson –

I first heard about you in my high school AP biology class. You were mentioned in a few of the documentaries we watched, and my teacher had read some of your books and relayed some of the stories I was later delighted to reread in your book, Letters to a Young Scientist. 1,357 more words

Book Reviews

Our Visit to the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center

I recently took the boys north, across the Choctawhatchee Bay, to Freeport, to visit The E. O. Wilson Biophilia Center.  The center was started in 2009 by a Walton County resident who wanted to educate others about the importance of conserving the world’s biodiversity.   392 more words

Taking the Super out of the Supernatural (or a Manifesto for a Latter-Day Pantheism).

Excerpt from a symposium on Loyal Rue’s Religion Is Not About God. Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science.

There’s something horribly plausible about Ralph’s arguments, religion arising out of man’s unique awareness of his own mortality. 2,197 more words


Salvare la biodiversità, e noi stessi? Metà del pianeta deve diventare una riserva naturale 

Pubblicato su La Stampa il 22 aprile 2017

È la soluzione offerta dal biologo E.O Wilson. Affascinante, ma quanto è realizzabile?

Nato nel 1929, statunitense, E.O Wilson è uno dei più grandi biologi viventi. 727 more words


Richard O. Prum's Beauty Challenge

For evolutionary biology, on this platform we have favored E.O. Wilson because of his biophilia ideas (about which, plenty). For ornithology, we have leaned heavily on the… 616 more words


Dr. E.O. Wilson marks Mass. Envirothon 30th year with note of support

Award-winning American biologist, theorist, naturalist and author Dr. Edward Osborne Wilson recently provided the Massachusetts Envirothon with a note of support to mark the program’s 30th year. 78 more words