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Wright, Robert 1957-

Overview
Works: 54 works in 226 publications in 8 languages and 9,018 library holdings
Genres: History  Popular works  Documentary films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Author of introduction
Classifications: BL473, 200.9
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Robert Wright
 
Most widely held works by Robert Wright
The moral animal : the new science of evolutionary psychology by Robert Wright( Book )

52 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 2,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An accessible introduction to the science of evolutionary psychology and how it explains many aspects of human nature. Unlike many books on the topic, which focus on abstractions like kin selection, this book focuses on Darwinian explanations of why we are the way we are--emotionally and morally--and interweaves episodes from Darwin's own life as illuminating examples. Wright deals particularly well with explaining the reasons for the stereotypical dynamics of the three big "S's:" sex, siblings, and society
The evolution of God by Robert Wright( Book )

19 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 2,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sweeping narrative that takes us from the Stone Age to the Information Age, Robert Wright unveils a hidden pattern that the great monotheistic faiths have followed as they have evolved. Through the prisms of archaeology, theology, and evolutionary psychology, Wright's findings overturn basic assumptions about Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, and are sure to cause controversy. He explains why spirituality has a role today, and why science, contrary to conventional wisdom, affirms the validity of the religious quest. And this previously unrecognized evolutionary logic points not toward continued religious extremism, but future harmony.--From publisher description
NonZero : the logic of human destiny by Robert Wright( Book )

26 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Challenging the idea that biological evolution is aimless, the author explores his theory that greater social complexity is "in the cards" for humanity as the species continues to evolve
Primates and philosophers : how morality evolved by F. B. M. de Waal( Book )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'It's the animal in us', we often hear when we've been bad, But why not when we're good? 'Primates and Philosophers' tackles this question by exploring the biological foundations of one of humanity's most valued traits: morality
Three scientists and their gods : looking for meaning in an age of information by Robert Wright( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the lives of three brilliant and eccentric thinkers, Robert Wright has fashioned an intellectual adventure story that is at once scientific and spiritual. Three Scientists and Their Gods is a look at the nature of both inquiry and faith, at the hazy line where scientific hypothesis passes over into fervent conviction. At the same time, it is a look at how modern science can inform our deepest convictions; it is, in the end, the story of what science has to say about the meaning of modern life
The evolution of God by Robert Wright( Recording )

14 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Wright presents a groundbreaking examination of religion through the ages
Three scientists and their gods : looking for meaning in an age of information by Robert Wright( Book )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diesseits von Gut und Böse : die biologischen Grundlagen unserer Ethik by Robert Wright( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in German and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enspricht die Monogamie der Natur des Menschen? Wieso haben Eltern Lieblingskinder, und warum bringen manche Eltern ihre Kinder sogar um? Kann es so etwas wie die reine Liebe überhaupt geben? Ist unser Gerechtigkeitssinn angeboren? Dient unsere Vorstellung von gerechter Bestrafung tatsächlich der Gerechtigkeit? Die Antworten, die die Evolutionspsychologie auf diese fundamentalen Fragen zu bieten hat, sind machmal unangenehm und nicht selten provokant. Die noch junge Wissenschaft der Evolutionspsychologie fusst auf der Entwicklungstheorie Darwins. Sie verknüpft biologische und sozialwissenschaftliche Forschungen, um zu einer radikal neuen Sicht der Natur des Menschen zu gelangen. Könnte es sein, dass die biologischen Grundlagen des menschlichen Geistes, unsere Triebe und ursprünglichen Wünsche uns notwendigerweise in ethische Konflikte führen? Welche Moral passt zu unserem evolutionären Erbe? Robert Wright macht den Leser auf humorvolle und stilistisch brillante Weise mit den Ergebnissen der evolutionspsychologischen Forschung bekannt. Er enthüllt die unbewussten Strategien, die unseren romantischen Neigungen, freundschaftlichen und familiären Gefühlen sowie unserem beruflichen Verhalten zugrunde liegen. Und er bringt uns dazu, die moralischen Opitonen zu überdenken, die unser öffentliches wie privates Handeln bestimmen
Fei ling nian dai : ren lei ming yun de luo ji by Stanley Fowler Wright( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in Chinese and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'animal moral : psychologie évolutionniste et vie quotidienne by Robert Wright( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in French and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Etude critique sur les conduites humaines à la lumière de la nouvelle psychologie évolutionniste. L'auteur passe en revue, à l'aide de nombreux détails, des comportements quotidiens de Darwin dans le contexte de la société de l'Angleterre victorienne. Principaux points traités: le sexe et l'amour; l'homme et la femme; le mariage et la vie conjugale; la famille, les amis, la conscience; le statut social et l'ascension sociale; l'éthique, la moralité, la religion. [SDM]
The survey and photo-interpretation of the sands of Forvie, Aberdeenshire by Robert Wright( Book )

7 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nadie pierde : la teoría de juegos y la lógica del destino humano by Robert Wright( )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'animal moral : psychologie évolutionniste et vie quotidienne by Robert Wright( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Web( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In remote villages in the Amazon Jungle and Andes Mountains, a group of children are about to gain access to computers and the internet for the first time. WEB documents their experience with the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) program, and ponders both the benefits and complications that are arising from our increasing digital interconnectivity. Alongside the poignant and sometimes humorous local stories, WEB includes interviews with leading thinkers on the internet including Foursquare founder Dennis Crowley, Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales, and OLPC founder Nicholas Negroponte"--Container
Nonzero : history, evolution & human cooperation by Robert Wright( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darwins geweten : evolutionaire psychologie en het dagelijks leven by Robert Wright( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in Dutch and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studie waarin psychologisch gedrag bekeken wordt vanuit de evolutieleer
Nonzero : de logica van de menselijke bestemming by Robert Wright( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in Dutch and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visie op verleden, heden en toekomst van de evolutie, met name van de mens, vanuit het perspectief van de speltheorie
Shen de yan hua by Robert Wright( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in Chinese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'evoluzione di Dio by Robert Wright( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Xing, yan hua, Da'erwen : ren shi dao de di dong wu = The moral animal, why we are the way we are : the new science of evolutionary psychology by Robert Wright( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in Chinese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The evolution of God
Alternative Names
Robert Wright Amerikaans journalist

Robert Wright amerikanischer Journalist, Jahrgang 1957

Robert Wright journaliste américain, né en 1957

Wright, Bob 1957-

Wright, R.

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Languages
English (149)

Chinese (7)

French (6)

Spanish (5)

Dutch (5)

German (3)

Italian (2)

Polish (2)

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The evolution of GodNonZero : the logic of human destinyPrimates and philosophers : how morality evolvedThe evolution of GodNonzero : history, evolution & human cooperation