Evolution in everyday life

05/06/08 Robert Lorei
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David Sloan Wilson, is an evolutionary biologist who teaches at Binghamton University in New York.

His books include Evolution for Everyone: How Darwin's Theory Can Change the Way We Think About Our Lives, (2007); Darwin's Cathedral: Evolution, Religion and the Nature of Society, (2002); and Unto Others: The Evolution and Psychology of Unselfish Behavior, with Elliott Sober, (1998).

Wilson also directs a program that applies evolutionary theory to different academic disciplines. He also blogs on the Huffington Post.

He'll be speaking at the 2008 Humanists of Florida Conference this weekend in Sarasota at the Sarasota Hotel. For information, call (813) 907-5206.

Wilson spoke today with WMNF's Rob Lorei about evolution, science curriculum, the way evolution manifests itself in relationships, religion, psychology and other "non-biological" topics.

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