NHK SPECIAL - Jared Diamond's Rise of the Third Chimpanzee

The NHK SPECIAL: JARED DIAMOND'S RISE OF THE THIRD CHIMPANZEE is a series of lectures.

Episodes

  • Will We Be Visited By Aliens? / Can We Eradicate Genocide?

    Jared Diamond looks to evolution for clues to the big questions of our era.
  • Agriculture's Mixed Blessings/How Agriculture Differentiated

    Nothing changed human history more than the birth of agriculture, giving us culture.
  • The Science of Monogamy / Our Mysterious Lifespan

    Why do humans live in monogamous couples?
  • The Animal Origins of Art / How We Choose Our Mates

    What makes us human?
  • What Separates Humans from Animals?

    Dr. Diamond looks to evolution for clues and dives into the origins of human language.

About NHK SPECIAL - Jared Diamond's Rise of the Third Chimpanzee

The NHK SPECIAL: JARED DIAMOND'S RISE OF THE THIRD CHIMPANZEE is a series of lectures featuring Jared Diamond ā€” a UCLA professor and the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Socieitiesā€” who traces the footsteps of humanity, from the apes to the challenges of today.