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The Third Chimpanzee: the Evolution and Future of the Human Animal Characters & Character Analysis

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Important People

Jared Diamond

Jared Diamond, the author, is a professor of physiology at the UCLA Medical School. He has authored several books that have similar themes, and is widely regarded as fair and thorough in his treatment of difficult social subjects. The author has conducted field science in New Guinea and other tropical locations and has first-hand experience with many of the topics considered in the text. The author is an avid bird-watcher and has a broad interest in science and linguistics.

Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin, 1809-1882, was an English naturalist who is most-widely known for producing a vast amount of evidence documenting the rise of species through evolutionary change driven by the causative agent of natural selection. Although highly controversial at the time of its publication, this "theory of evolution" is now the cornerstone of all modern biological thought. This theory of sexual selection, also initially...

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