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Are people innately inclined to war?: Annual Hosford Scholars Lecture

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
John Cotton Dana Library

Dana Room, 4th Floor

R. Brian Ferguson
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R.Brian Ferguson

Are people innately inclined to war?  Is war an expression of an evolved human nature?  This talk draws on decades of research on chimpanzees, evolution, archaeology, and tribal warfare to address that question.  The answer provides a hopeful perspective on the possibility of expanding systems of peace in our future.