Man of Ideas

  • By Peter Tyson
  • Posted 04.01.08
  • NOVA

How do you take the measure of a man who has achieved as much as E.O. Wilson has in his 50-year-plus career? A man who has distinguished himself as scientist, conservationist, writer, artist, teacher, and speaker? One way is through his books (two of which have won Pulitzer Prizes). Here, briefly learn about some of the Harvard emeritus professor's most significant contributions, as brought forth in a dozen of his books.

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Investigate E. O. Wilson's remarkable half-century career through an overview of 12 of his books.


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(portrait of E.O. Wilson)
© 2006 Jennie Summerall, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, NPG.2007.4

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