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Robert Wright


Robert Wright is the author of “Nonzero: The Logic of Human Destiny,” which uses a game theoretic approach to understand the purposes of human evolution.

His previous book, “The Moral Animal: Evolutionary Psychology and Everyday Life” (Vintage Books) was named by the New York Times Book Review as one of the 12 best books of 1994 and has been published in nine languages. His first book, “Three Scientists and Their Gods: Looking for Meaning in an Age of Information,” was published in 1988 and was nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award.

Robert Wright is a contributing editor at The New Republic, Time and Slate. He has also written for The Atlantic Monthly, The New Yorker and The New York Times Magazine. He previously worked at The Sciences magazine, where his column “The Information Age” won the National Magazine Award for Essay and Criticism.

Articles by Robert Wright

Globalization — Locating the Control Knob

Are there two keys to saving the world?

July 28, 2001