Uniting the Humanities and Sciences
Edited by Joseph Carroll, Dan P. McAdams, and Edward O. Wilson
Table of Contents
Foreword by Alice Dreger
Introduction: Joseph Carroll
Part I. Transforming Our Vision of the Human Story
Chapter 1. Edward O. Wilson, "The Meaning of Human Existence"
Part II. The Evolution of Human Sociality
Chapter 2. Christopher Boehm, "Bullies: Redefining the Human Free-Rider Problem"
Chapter 3. Herbert Gintis, "The Structure and Evolution of Morality: Public and Private Persona"
Chapter 4. Henry Harpending & Nathan Harris, "Human Kinship as a Green Beard"
Chapter 5. Michael Rose, "Darwinian Evolution of Free Will and Spiritual Experience"
Part III. Ancient Markings
Chapter 6. John Hawks, "Neandertal Humanities"
Chapter 7. Ellen Dissanayake, "Mark-Making as a Human Behavior"
Part IV. Integrative Psychology
Chapter 8. Barbara Oakley, "Consilience through the Integration of Engineering and Social Science"
Chapter 9. Dan P. McAdams, "From Actor to Agent to Author: Human Evolution and the Development of Personality"
Part V. A Biocultural Perspective on Literature
Chapter 10. Catherine Salmon, "What Do Romance Novels, Pro-Wrestling, and Mack Bolan Have in Common? Consilience and the Pop Culture of Storytelling"
Chapter 11. Mathias Clasen, "Terrifying Monsters, Malevolent Ghosts, and Evolved Danger-Management Architecture: A Consilient Approach to Horror Fiction"
Chapter 12. Joseph Carroll, Jonathan Gottschall, John Johnson, & Daniel Kruger, "Agonistic Structure in Canonical British Novels of the Nineteenth Century"
Chapter 13. Brian Boyd, "Experiments with Experience: Consilient Multilevel Explanations of Art and Literature"
Part VI. A Challenge
Chapter 14. Massimo Pigliucci, "The Limits of Consilience and the Problem of Scientism"
David Sloan Wilson