"Nature holds the key to our aesthetic, intellectual, cognitive and even spiritual satisfaction": First Edition of On Human Nature; Signed By Edward O. Wilson With A Drawing Of An Ant

  • On Human Nature.

On Human Nature.


Item Number: 4534

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1978.

First edition. Octavo, original brown cloth. Signed by Edward O. Wilson on the title page, who has drawn an ant. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a closed tear to the front panel. A very bright example.

"A work of high intellectual daring. Here is an accomplished biologist explaining, in notably clear and unprevaricating language, what he thinks his subject now has to offer to the understanding of man and society. The implications of Wilson's thesis are rather considerable, for if true, no system of political, social, religious or ethical thought can afford to ignore it (The New Republic).

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