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The Selfish Gene (häftad)

The Selfish Gene

30th Anniversary edition

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Häftad Engelska, 2006-03-01


The 30th anniversary edition of the million copy international bestseller, with a new introduction from the author.

As relevant and influential today as when it was first published, this classic exposition of evolutionary thought, widely hailed for its stylistic brilliance and deep scientific insights, stimulated whole new areas of research.
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  1. Grundläggande. Kommer att stå sig.
    Anders G, 20 augusti 2014

    Förklarar hur gener och arvsanlag fortlever genom generationerna, en påbyggnad till Charles Darwins så ofta missuppfattade begrepp "survival of the fittest".

  2. En otroligt fascinerande bok, som beskriver...
    Stefan Ekstam, 17 juli 2013

    En otroligt fascinerande bok, som beskriver naturvetenskapliga teorier på ett sätt som gör att det känns som att läsa en spännande roman.

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H. Allen Orr, New York Review of Books Dawkins's first book, The Selfish Gene, was a smash hit... Best of all, Dawkins laid out this biology - some of it truly subtle - in stunningly lucid prose. (It is, in my view, the best work of popular science ever written.)

Robin McKie, The Observer The Selfish Gene is a classic.

The Independent A genuine cultural landmark of our time.

New York Times Review from previous edition The sort of popular science writing that makes the reader feel like a genius.

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<br>Richard Dawkins is the Charles Simonyi Professor of the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford University, a Fellow of the Royal Society and of the Royal Society of Literature, and an international lecturer. His acclaimed books include The Extended Phenotype, a more technical sequel to TheSelfish Gene, and The Blind Watchmaker, which won the Royal Society of Literature Award and the Los Angeles Times Prize, both in 1987. His other bestsellers include River out of Eden, Climbing Mount Impossible, Unweaving the Rainbow, and the A Devil's Chaplain. His most recent book is The Ancestor'sTale. <br>Professor Dawkins is the recipient of many prizes and honors, including the Shakespeare Prize, the Silver Medal of the Zoological Society of London, the Royal Society's Michael Faraday Award, the Nakayama Prize for Achievement in Human Science, The International Cosmos Prize, and the Kistler Prize.<br>


Introduction to 3rd edn; Preface to 1989 2nd edn; Foreword to 1976 1st edn; Preface to 1976 1st edn; 1. Why are people?; 2. The replicators; 3. Immortal coils; 4. The gene machine; 5. Aggression: stability and the selfish machine; 6. Genesmanship; 7. Family planning; 8. Battle of the generations; 9. Battle of the sexes; 10. You scratch my back, I'll ride on yours; 11. Memes: the new replicators; 12. Nice guys finish first; 13. The long reach of the gene; Endnotes; Reviews from earlier editions; Updated bibliography; Index and key to bibliography