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The Selfish Gene By Richard Dawkins

The Selfish Gene
by Richard Dawkins

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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This million-copy bestseller is universally acclaimed and translated into over twenty languages. "The sort of popular science writing that makes the reader feel like a genius." - "New York Times." "This important book could hardly be more exciting." - "The Economist." "Learned, witty, and very well written...exhilaratingly good." - "Spectator." "The reader will come away with a clear understanding of kin selection, evolutionary stable strategies, and evolutionary theories of animal behaviour. This is a considerable achievement." - "THES." "The exciting theories and their wide implications are explained with clarity, wit and enthusiasm." - Peter Parker, "Sunday Times." "This book should be read, can be read, by almost everyone. It describes with great skill a new face of the theory of evolution." W. D. Hamilton, "Science." "The presentations are remarkable for their clarity and simplicity, intelligible to any schoolchild, yet so little condescending as to be a pleasure to the professional." - "American Scientist."

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Sku
GOR001244045
Title
The Selfish Gene
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Year published
Number of pages
366
ISBN 10
0192860925
ISBN 13
9780192860927
Prizes
N/A
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