40 minutes | Mar 7, 2021

81 - David Sloan Wilson - Against Individualism [Public Limited Version]

David’s book Atlas Hugged: The Autobiography of John Gault III can be found here: https://atlashugged.world/ Home - Evolution Institute (evolution-institute.org): https://evolution-institute.org/ NESCent: The National Evolutionary Synthesis Center: https://nescent.org/ Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged (1957) B. F. Skinner, Walden Two (1948) Cass Sunstein and Richard Thaler, Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth and Happiness (2009) Richard Dawkins, The Selfish Gene (1976) Massive Modularity - Oxford Handbooks: https://www.oxfordhandbooks.com/view/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780195309799.001.0001/oxfordhb-9780195309799-e-4 Selection by consequences | Behavioral and Brain Sciences | Cambridge Core: https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/behavioral-and-brain-sciences/article/abs/selection-by-consequences/0F69B44DBC37419B8EBD90B5667738ED Acceptance and Commitment Therapy | Steven C. Hayes, PhD: https://stevenchayes.com/category/acceptance-and-commitment-therapy/ George Eliot, Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life (1871–2) Athena Aktipis, The Cheating Cell: How Evolution Helps Us Understand and Treat Cancer (2020) Timestamps 2:58 How David came to be interested in this topic and why he decided to put his thoughts into novel form 13:16 The mosaic of ideas 27:08 Randian economics and the alternative 39:26 Individual versus group-level perspectives in society and biology 50:11 Cooperation and cheating 55:54 Acceptance and Commitment Therapy 01:08:05 The advantages of the fictional form 01:13:05 The novel of ideas
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