Michael Ruse, University of Guelph, Ontario
...a lucid treatment of one of the most important (and political) conflicts of our time.
...a contribution to the Darwinian debate.
...a superb book...Written with real verve and large doses of humour...provides insights with relevance to many issues in public policy and to numerous fields, including philosophy, political science, sociology, and law.
Cass R. Sunstein, [Karl N. Llwellyn Distinguished Service Professor of Jurisprudence,] Law School and Department of Political Science, University of Chicago.
A really excellent text. Richards uses the controversy over sociobiology as a way to discuss a whole series of traditional philosophical problems....
Professor David Hull, Northwestern University