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The Selfish Gene: 30th Anniversary Edition--with a new Introduction by the Author

The Selfish Gene: 30th Anniversary Edition--with a new Introduction by the Author
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Pathbreaking book on Evolution/Genetics

9 years, 7 months ago at Feb 28 3:13
This book sparked my interest in evolution and genetics. He has his atheist agenda which bugs me a little. However, this doesn't detract from his excellent writing and lucid presentation of a complicated topic.
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Description: Amazon.com Review Inheriting the mantle of revolutionary biologist from Darwin, Watson, and Crick, Richard Dawkins forced an enormous change in the way we see ourselves and the world with the publication of The Selfish Gene. Suppose, instead of thinking about organisms using genes to reproduce themselves, as we had since Mendel's work was rediscovered, we turn it around and imagine that "our" genes build and maintain us in order to make more genes. That simple reversal seems to answer many puzzlers which had stumped scientists for years, and we haven't thought of evolution in the same way since. Why are there miles ... (more)
Manufacturer: Oxford University Press
Release date: 25 May 2006
ISBN-10 : 0199291152 | ISBN-13: 9780199291151
Tags: Biology (3), Evolution (2), Science (2), Non-fiction (1), Paper (1), Library (1), Nonfiction (1)
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