Biography of EO Wilson, the Scientist Who Foreshadowed Our Problems

THE SCIENTISTEO Wilson: A Life in Natureby Richard Rhodes The scientist and naturalist EO Wilson has always reminded me of Alexander von Humboldt, the great 19th-century German scholar and explorer: both are great synthesizers, obsessed with empirical observation and detailed fieldwork. They have the ability to focus on the tiniest detail (a fire ant’s tiny […]

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