William George Irons

  • 611 Citations
1969 …2017
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Personal profile

Research Interests

Evolutionary ecology, reproductive strategies, demography, evolutionary foundations of morality and religion, and pastoral nomads and Middle East.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Michigan

… → 1969

Research interests

  • Behavioral ecology
  • Demography
  • Evolutionary biology
  • Nomadism

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sociobiology Social Sciences
Military Social Sciences
nomadism Social Sciences
economics Social Sciences
organization Social Sciences
social behavior Social Sciences
incest Social Sciences
human behavior Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 1969 2017

1 Citation (Scopus)

Adaptation and human behavior: An anthropological perspective

Cronk, L., Chagnon, N. & Irons, W. G., Sep 8 2017, Taylor and Francis Inc. 512 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

ecology
society
paradigm
Micronesia
demographic transition

Preface

Cronk, L., Chagnon, N. & Irons, W. G., Sep 8 2017, Adaptation and Human Behavior: An Anthropological Perspective. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. xi-xii

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

Two decades of a New Paradigm

Irons, W. & Cronk, L., Sep 8 2017, Adaptation and Human Behavior: An Anthropological Perspective. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 3-26 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

paradigm

Why do the yomut raise more sons than daughters?

Irons, W. G., Sep 8 2017, Adaptation and Human Behavior: An Anthropological Perspective. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 223-236 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Evolution and Religion

Irons, W. & Alexander, R. D., Aug 15 2013, Human Social Evolution: The Foundational Works of Richard D. Alexander. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

religion
Religion
Religion and Science
consciousness
Metaphor