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  • emFuture of Conservation in Americaem
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    Future of Conservation in America

    Jonathan Jarvis, former director of the National Park Service, offered his thoughts on the current state of the National Park Service and provided a path forward. He was joined in…

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  • emThe Meaning of Human Existenceem
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    The Meaning of Human Existence

    Edward O. Wilson talked about his book, The Meaning of Human Existence, about what makes up human existence and makes human beings different from other species. He spoke at the Free Library…

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  • 2014 National Book Awards
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    2014 National Book Awards

    The National Book Foundation presented the 65th annual National Book Awards in New York City, including the announcements of the winners for Non-Fiction, Fiction, Poetry, and Young People’s…

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  • emThe Social Conquest of Earthem
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    The Social Conquest of Earth

    Pulitzer Prize-winning biologist E.O. Wilson talked about his book on the rise and domination of Homo sapiens on Earth as he laid out a re-examination of fundamental questions of…

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    Anthill

    Biologist Edward O. Wilson talked about his book Anthill: A Novel (W.W. Norton & Company, 2010). The author of more than twenty non-fiction books, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning The…

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  • Rachel Carson Centennial
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    Rachel Carson Centennial

    A panel celebrated the life of Rachel Carson on the centennial of her birth. Rachel Carson has been called the woman who launched the modern environmental movement with the publication of…

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  • In Depth with Edward O Wilson
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    In Depth with Edward O. Wilson

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author and biologist Edward O. Wilson talked about his life and work. Mr. Wilson, who has taught at Harvard University since the mid-1950s and is currently university…

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  • emNature Revealed  Selected Writings 19492006em
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    Nature Revealed: Selected Writings, 1949-2006

    Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author and biologist Edward O. Wilson talked about his book Nature Revealed: Selected Writings, 1949-2006, published by The Johns Hopkins University Press.…

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  • emFrom So Simple a Beginning  The Four Great Books of Charles Darwinem
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    From So Simple a Beginning: The Four Great Books of Charles Darwin

    Professor Wilson talked about the compilation he edited, From So Simple a Beginning: The Four Great Books of Charles Darwin, published by W.W. Norton. It is a collection of the four major works…

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  • emThe Future of Lifeem
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    The Future of Life

    Mr. Wilson talked about his latest book, The Future of Life, published by Alfred A. Knopf. In his book, Mr. Wilson asserts that there needs to be a reconciliation between humanity and…

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  • Earth Day
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    Earth Day

    In remarks prior to Earth Day, Mr. Wilson talked about his theories on biodiversity, environmental conservation, and the future of the Earth’s species. He also talked about the status of…

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  • National Book Award of 1901 Debate
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    National Book Award of 1901 Debate

    The panelists presented their arguments for the book most worthy of the National Book Award in 1901, some fifty years before the actual award was created. The books up for consideration were Booker T.…

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    Consilience

    Mr. Wilson and Mr. Pinker talk about Mr. Wilson’s book Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge. The book argues that all human knowledge from politics to art and science is connected and…

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