Dialogue I Webcast

Evolution and Altruism

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Webcast archive of the Altruism Dialogue I

In the conference’s initial statements and dialogue, Dr. H. Kern Reeve (Cornell), a leading expert on the evolution of eusocial altruism in insects and other social animals, joined the social theorist Dr. Herbert Gintis (Santa Fe Institute and Central European University) in confronting the problems surrounding the origins of human and animal altruism. Dr. Carel van Schaik, Professor and Director of the Anthropological Institute at the University of Z├╝rich, moderated the dialogue and offered questions for discussion.