Michael Shermer

Published Articles

Unto Others challenges a tradition in biology, the social sciences, and everyday life that interprets all behaviors and motives as ultimately selfish.
Arguing for a "balanced theory of contingent-necessity in evolution."
Although it is a well-written book and Robert Wright is a clever journalist with a bent for spinning evolutionary just-so stories, he forgot to test his hypothesis. As a consequence he has paid the price by being wrong.

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