The shrine of knowledge.

Sociobiology Controversy

A selection of articles related to sociobiology controversy.

Sociobiology Controversy | RM. Sociobiology Controversy | RM. 51-H4VzyXcL._BO01,224,223,220_ ... 51doqRP1rjL._BO01,224,223,220_ ...

Original articles from our library related to the Sociobiology Controversy. See Table of Contents for further available material (downloadable resources) on Sociobiology Controversy.

What is Subliminal Influence?
The term subliminal is technically archaic , though it is still in common use. The problem is that it is hopelessly bound to the concept of a well-defined sensory threshold, a concept made obsolete by the introduction of signal detection theory into...
Parapsychology >> Subliminal Persuasion
Why are some experts skeptical about subliminal influence?
There was once a legitimate scientific controversy over whether subliminal perception really occurs or not. The question was whether someone can perceive something unconsciously. All kinds of experiments were performed to try to prove that we were...
Parapsychology >> Subliminal Persuasion
King James Bible: Deuteronomy, Chapter 19
Chapter 19 19:1 When the LORD thy God hath cut off the nations, whose land the LORD thy God giveth thee, and thou succeedest them, and dwellest in their cities, and in their houses; 19:2 Thou shalt separate three cities for thee in the midst of thy land,...
Old Testament >> Deuteronomy
King James Bible: Deuteronomy, Chapter 21
Chapter 21 21:1 If one be found slain in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee to possess it, lying in the field, and it be not known who hath slain him: 21:2 Then thy elders and thy judges shall come forth, and they shall measure unto the cities which...
Old Testament >> Deuteronomy
King James Bible: Deuteronomy, Chapter 25
Chapter 25 25:1 If there be a controversy between men, and they come unto judgment, that the judges may judge them; then they shall justify the righteous, and condemn the wicked. 25:2 And it shall be, if the wicked man be worthy to be beaten, that the judge...
Old Testament >> Deuteronomy
A Cup of Hemlock: Dealing with Conflict in Coven and Congregation
There have always been those folks who point out our foibles, and make us take an uncomfortable look at our world, as well as those who simply had the misfortune to point out the obvious when it was unwelcome. Then there are troublemakers, folks who go out of...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life
Magicians Who Endorsed Psychic Phenomena
Conjurors have long played a role in psychical research. Many people are under the impression that magicians are total skeptics when it comes to psychic phenomena. It comes as a surprise to many (including some magicians), to learn that this is by no means...
>> Psychic Abilities

Sociobiology Controversy is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Sociobiology Controversy books and related discussion.

Suggested Pdf Resources

Trojan Horses in the Sociobiology Debate - Science Studies
Science Studies 1/2000. Science Studies, Vol. 13(2000) No.
Wilson E 0. Sociobiology: the new synthesis. Cambridge, MA
trigger the β€œsociobiology controversy” that at- tracted a great deal of public attention during the late 1970s.
World views and Trojan horses in the sociobiology debate
State Legislature
However, the film fails to present the controversy over Sociobiology in all β€œThe Sociobiology controversy forced Ed Wilson, reluctantly, into the limelight.
1 - SUNY Press
The Sociobiology Controversy.

Suggested News Resources

Nature's Oracle: The Life and Work of WD Hamilton by Ullica Segerstrale – review
Her monumental earlier study of the sociobiology controversy, Defenders of the Truth, stands her in good stead here. She also impresses in balancing her obvious affection for Hamilton with a clear-eyed view of his foibles.

Suggested Web Resources

Sociobiology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Edward H.
Against Sociobiology - Article | First Things
Sociobiology extended Darwinian insights about bodies to behavior, and may be thought of as having revived the old controversy about nature and nurture. Defenders of the Truth: The Sociobiology Debate
How do scientists separate their politics from their work--or is such a distinction even possible?
The Politics of Sociobiology by Stephen Jay Gould, Joseph Alper
May 31, 1979 The Illusion of Sociobiology from the October 12, 1978 issue social and political issues which are at the heart of the sociobiology controversy.
Why exactly did Edward O. Wilson's book "Sociobiology" cause such

Great care has been taken to prepare the information on this page. Elements of the content come from factual and lexical knowledge databases, library and third-party sources. We appreciate your suggestions and comments on further improvements of the site.

Discussion Forum
Henry Marrow Biography
Place for your opinion