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Sociology educator

Peter Meyer, German sociology educator. Member Association for Politics and Life Sciences, European Sociological Society (chairman).


Meyer, Peter was born on June 19, 1941 in Forbach, Germany. Son of Brunhilde Chrusciel.


Master of Arts, University Heidelberg, Germany, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, University Heidelberg, Germany, 1971. Habilitation, University Augsburg, Germany, 1982.


Research assistant, U. Augsburg, 1972-1980; professor sociology, U. Augsburg, since 1988; professor sociology, U. Nuremberg, Germany, 1980-1981; professor sociology, U. Mainz, Germany, 1985; lecturer sociology, U. Wuerzburg, Germany, 1986-1987.


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    • Author: Sociology of War and the Military (in German), 1977, Evolution and Violence (in German), 1981, Sociobiology and Sociology (in German), 1982. Co-author: The Sociobiology of Ethnocentrism, Ethnocentrism in Human Social Behavior, 1986, Evolutionary Theory in Social Science Basic Structures in Human Action, 1987, The Nature of Culture. On Human Universals, 1989, Sociology and Conflict, Human Nature and the Function of War in Social Evolution, 1990, Evolutionary Theory and Human Social Institutions, 1997.

      Co-editor: Sociobiology and Politics, Research in Biopolitics, Volunteer 6, 1998, The Sociobiology of Human Cooperation: The Interplay of Ultimate and Proximate Causes, 1999. Contributor Politics and the Life Sciences, Volunteer 13, 23-25, 1994.


Member Association for Politics and Life Sciences, European Sociological Society (chairman).


Married Maria Perger.

Brunhilde Chrusciel Meyer

Maria Perger.