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Michael Cox

Michael Cox is Professor Emeritus of International Relations at LSE and Director of LSE IDEAS, a top-rated global Think Tank. He is currently engaged in writing a history of LSE.
Ian Morris: How Human Values Evolve
Professor Ian Morris draws on archaeology, anthropology, biology and history to put forward a compelling new argument about the root of civilisations. Civilisations and their values, Morris argues, are driven by the most basic force of all: energy. His theory not only sheds light on the past, but also intimates the shape of things to come. Morris is an unabashed proponent of big ideas. His book originated as Princeton University’s prestigious Tanner Lectures and contai...