In this work, the pioneer of sociobiology and biodiversity argues for the fundamental unity of all knowledge and the need to search for what he calls consilience - the composition of the principles governing every branch of learning. Wilson sets out to show how our explosive rise in intellectual mastery of the truths of our universe has its roots in the ancient Greek concept of an intrinsic orderliness that governs the cosmos. This vision found its apogee in the Age of Enlightenment, but then gradually was lost in the ...

Consilience 1999, Audio Scholar

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Consilience 1998, Little, Brown & Company, New York

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