Robert Trivers is one of the leading figures pioneering the field of sociobiology. He received his bachelors and PhD from Harvard University. He has been on the faculty at Harvard, the University of California, Santa Cruz, and Rutgers University.
Fascinating * Economist *
This is a remarkable book, by a uniquely brilliant scientist...arguably his most provocative and interesting idea so far...a pleasure to read. Strongly recommended. -- Richard Dawkins
Provocative and wide-ranging...Deceit and Self-Deception has broad appeal and a well-structured narrative...[it] conveys a powerful and focused message -- Stuart West * Nature *
A remarkable book...Great books contain important new ideas, and this book is no exception...Striking observations and new twists on old themes are packed into every chapter...entertaining and accessible -- William von Hippel, Psychologist, University of Queensland
A startlingly original and important book -- Richard Wrangham
Admirable breadth, clarity and ambition -- Julian Baggini * Science Focus *