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The Ancestor's Tale

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The Ancestor's Tale

Author: Richard Dawkins
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Just as we trace our personal family trees from parents to grandparents and so on back in time, so in The Ancestor's Tale Richard Dawkins traces the ancestry of life. As he is at pains to point out, this is very much our human tale, our ancestry. Surprisingly, it is one that many otherwise literate people are largely unaware of. Hopefully Dawkins's name and well deserved reputation as a best selli...

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Climbing Mount Improbable

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Climbing Mount Improbable

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publication Date: 19970227

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"Mount Improbable" is Dawkins's metaphor for natural selection, and the central message of this text is that DNA transcends the significance of the organism, and that organisms are merely vehicles for genes.

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Climbing Mount Improbable

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Climbing Mount Improbable

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publication Date: 6 April 2006

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How could such an intricate object as the human eye - so complex and so precise - have come about by chance? This title builds a carefully reasoned argument for evolutionary adaptation as the force behind the various life forms on earth.

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the selfish gene

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The the selfish gene

Author: Richard dawkins
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1976

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God Delusion

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The God Delusion

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publication Date: 21 May 2007

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Blind Watchmaker

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Blind Watchmaker

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publication Date: 20000302

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A book which demonstrates that evolution by natural selection, discovered by Darwin, is the only answer to the question: why do we exist?

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God Delusion

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The God Delusion

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publication Date: 21 May 2007

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Presenting different arguments for religion, this book demonstrates the supreme improbability of a supreme being. It aims to show how religion fuels war, foments bigotry and abuses children.

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Blind Watchmaker

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Blind Watchmaker

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publication Date: 19880331

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A book which demonstrates that evolution by natural selection, discovered by Darwin, is the only answer to the question: why do we exist?

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Blind Watchmaker

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The Blind Watchmaker

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publication Date: 19901129

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A book which demonstrates that evolution by natural selection, discovered by Darwin, is the only answer to the question: why do we exist?

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Climbing Mount Improbable

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Climbing Mount Improbable

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publication Date: 19970227

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"Mount Improbable" is Dawkins's metaphor for natural selection, and the central message of this text is that DNA transcends the significance of the organism, and that organisms are merely vehicles for genes.

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Climbing Mount Improbable

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Climbing Mount Improbable

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publication Date: 19 August 1996

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Unweaving the Rainbow

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Unweaving the Rainbow
Science, Delusion and the Appetite for Wonder

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publication Date: 19990930

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Keats accused Newton of destroying the poetry of the rainbow by explaining the origin of its colours. Dawkins argures that Keats could not have been more mistaken, and shows how an understanding of science enhances our wonder at the world around us.

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Blind Watchmaker

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Blind Watchmaker

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publication Date: 20000302

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A book which demonstrates that evolution by natural selection, discovered by Darwin, is the only answer to the question: why do we exist?

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View from Mount Improbable

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The View from Mount Improbable

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publication Date: 6 May 2005

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In May 2005 Penguin will publish 70 unique titles to celebrate the company's 70th birthday. The titles in the Pocket Penguins series are emblematic of the renowned breadth of quality of the Penguin list and will hark back to Penguin founder Allen Lane's vision of good books for all'.

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Blind Watchmaker

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The Blind Watchmaker

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publication Date: 6 April 2006

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Demonstrates that theory of evolution by natural selection discovered by Charles Darwin - is only answer to biggest question of all: why do we exist?

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Climbing Mount Improbable

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Climbing Mount Improbable

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publication Date: 6 April 2006

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Builds an argument for evolutionary adaptation as the force behind all life on earth. Regarding evolution's complex achievements as peaks on a metaphorical mountain, this book reveals the ways in which the theory of natural selection can precisely explain the beautiful, bizarre and seemingly 'designed' complexity of living things.

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Unweaving the Rainbow

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Unweaving the Rainbow
Science, Delusion and the Appetite for Wonder

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publication Date: 6 April 2006

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Keats accused Newton of destroying the poetry of the rainbow by explaining the origin of its colours, thus dispelling its mystery. In this book, the author argues that Keats could not have been more mistaken and shows how an understanding of science in fact inspires the human imagination and enhances our wonder of the world.

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Selfish Gene

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Selfish Gene

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publication Date: 19891019

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This book tells of the selfish gene. A world of savage competition, ruthless exploitation, and deceit. But what of the acts of apparent altruism in nature the bees who commit suicide when they sting to protect the hive, for example? Professor Dawkins holds out the hope that our species has the power to rebel against the designs of the selfish gene.

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Extended Phenotype

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The Extended Phenotype
The Long Reach of the Gene

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publication Date: 4 March 1999

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This text covers topics such as: genetic determinism and gene selectionism; constraints on perfection; the active germ-line replicator; outlaws and modifiers; selfish DNA, jumping genes, and a lamarckian scare; the genetic evolution of animal artefacts; and host phenotypes of parasite genes.

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Selfish Gene

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The Selfish Gene

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publication Date: 19891019

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Telling of the selfish gene, this book holds out the hope that our species has the power to rebel against the designs of the selfish gene. It provides an understanding of kin selection, evolutionary stable strategies, and evolutionary theories of animal behaviour. It is of interest to a schoolchild, as well as a professional.

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Extended Phenotype

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The Extended Phenotype
The Long Reach of the Gene

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publication Date: 4 March 1999

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This text covers topics such as: genetic determinism and gene selectionism; constraints on perfection; the active germ-line replicator; outlaws and modifiers; selfish DNA, jumping genes, and a lamarckian scare; the genetic evolution of animal artefacts; and host phenotypes of parasite genes.

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Selfish Gene

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Selfish Gene

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publication Date: 19870500

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This book tells of the selfish gene. A world of savage competition, ruthless exploitation, and deceit. But what of the acts of apparent altruism in nature the bees who commit suicide when they sting to protect the hive, for example? Professor Dawkins holds out the hope that our species has the power to rebel against the designs of the selfish gene.

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Oxford Illustrated Science Encyclopedia

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Oxford Illustrated Science Encyclopedia

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publication Date: 11 October 2001

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Presents an encyclopedia explaining the achievements and progress of science that include: the advent of SARS; coverage of cloning; coverage of GM food; and coverage of digital cameras. This text encompasses the physical, chemical and biological sciences. It also contains 1300 illustrations: colour photos, and commisioned drawings and diagrams.

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Young Oxford Encyclopedia of Science

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The Young Oxford Encyclopedia of Science

Author: Richard Dawkins
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Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing

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The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publication Date: 13 March 2008

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Selected and introduced by Richard Dawkins, The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing is a rich and vibrant anthology celebrating the finest writing by scientists for a wider audience - revealing that the best scientists have displayed as much imagination and skill with the pen as they have in the laboratory.

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