Alan Walker

Alan Walker is Professor of Anthropology at Pennsylvania State University. A Royal Society and MacArthur Fellow, he is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In 1996, he and Pat Shipman won the prestigious Rhône-Poulenc Prize for The Wisdom of the Bones.

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Cover: The Ape in the Tree: An Intellectual and Natural History of <i>Proconsul</i>The Ape in the Tree: An Intellectual and Natural History of ProconsulWalker, Alan
Shipman, Pat
HARDCOVER04/15/2005$39.50
Cover: The Nariokotome <i>Homo erectus</i> SkeletonThe Nariokotome Homo erectus SkeletonWalker, Alan
Leakey, Richard
HARDCOVER01/01/1993$260.50
Cover: The Human SkeletonThe Human SkeletonShipman, Pat
Walker, Alan
Bichell, David
E-DITION01/01/1985$65.00Available from De Gruyter »
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In awarding Bruno Latour the 2021 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, the Inamori Foundation said he has “revolutionized the conventional view of science” and “his philosophy re-examines ‘modernity’ based on the dualism of nature and society.” Below is an excerpt from An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns. For more than twenty years, scientific and technological controversies have proliferated in number and scope, eventually reaching the climate itself. Since geologists are beginning to use the term “Anthropocene” to designate the era of Earth’s history that follows the Holocene