Harvard Biologist Edward O. Wilson Interview

Patricia Churchland interviews scientist and two-time Pulitzer Prize winning author Edward O.Wilson, and explore his thoughts on how various fields of inquiry, and especially the humanities and sciences, intersect with each other.


Edward Osborne Wilson is an American biologist, researcher (sociobiology, biodiversity), theorist (consilience, biophilia), naturalist (conservationism) and author. His biological specialty is myrmecology, a branch of entomology.

He is a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction, Wilson is known for his career as a scientist, his advocacy for environmentalism, and his secular-humanist ideas pertaining to religious and ethical matters.

Patricia Smith Churchland is a Canadian-American philosopher working at the University of California

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