Darwin's Cathedral: Evolution, Religion, and the Nature of Society

@inproceedings{Wilson2002DarwinsCE,
  title={Darwin's Cathedral: Evolution, Religion, and the Nature of Society},
  author={David Sloan Wilson},
  year={2002}
}
One of the great intellectual battles of modern times is between evolution and religion. Until now, they have been considered completely irreconcilable theories of origin and existence. David Sloan Wilson's "Darwin's Cathedral" takes the radical step of joining the two, in the process proposing an evolutionary theory of religion that shakes both evolutionary biology and social theory at their foundations. The key, argues Wilson, is to think of society as an organism, an old idea that has… Expand
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