The Unity of Knowledge

Recommended by David Brooks, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #38 in Philosophy Of Science, Ranked #74 in Evolutionary Psychology

"A dazzling journey across the sciences and humanities in search of deep laws to unite them." --The Wall Street Journal 

One of our greatest living scientists--and the winner of two Pulitzer Prizes for On Human Nature and The Ants--gives us a work of visionary importance that may be the crowning achievement of his career. In Consilience  (a word that originally meant "jumping together"), Edward O. Wilson renews the Enlightenment's search for a unified theory of knowledge in disciplines that range from physics to biology, the social sciences and the...

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David Brooks This makes the prediction that a lot of the disciplines we have separated human behaviour into are obsolete, and that we are on the verge of unifying knowledge in an inter-disciplinary way. (Source)

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