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The 40th anniversary edition of the million copy international bestseller, with a new epilogue 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.

Zusatztext Richard Dawkins' magnificent introduction to the world of popular science writing ... Punchy! elegant! self-righteous! devotional (at least in a Dawinian way)! it showed that genetics was absorbing! challenging and important Informationen zum Autor Professor Richard Dawkins is one of the most influential science writers and communicators of our generation. He was the first holder of the Charles Simonyi Chair of the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford! a position he held from 1995 until 2008! and is Emeritus Fellow of New College! Oxford. His bestselling books include The Extended Phenotype (1982) and its sequel The Blind Watchmaker (1986)! River Out of Eden (1995)! Climbing Mount Improbable (1996)! Unweaving the Rainbow (1998)! A Devil's Chaplain (2004)! The Ancestor's Tale (2004)! and The God Delusion (2007).He has won many literary and scientific awards! including the 1987 Royal Society of Literature Award! the 1990 Michael Faraday Award of the Royal Society! the 1994 Nakayama Prize for Human Science! the 1997 International Cosmos Prize! and the Nierenberg Prize for Science in the Public Interest in 2009. Klappentext The 40th anniversary edition of the million copy international bestseller! with a new epilogue 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. Zusammenfassung The 40th anniversary edition of the million copy international bestseller, with a new epilogue 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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Professor Richard Dawkins is one of the most influential science writers and communicators of our generation. He was the first holder of the Charles Simonyi Chair of the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford, a position he held from 1995 until 2008, and is Emeritus Fellow of New College, Oxford. His bestselling books include The Extended Phenotype (1982) and its sequel The Blind Watchmaker (1986), River Out of Eden (1995), Climbing Mount Improbable (1996), Unweaving the Rainbow (1998), A Devil's Chaplain (2004), The Ancestor's Tale (2004), and The God Delusion (2007). He has won many literary and scientific awards, including the 1987 Royal Society of Literature Award, the 1990 Michael Faraday Award of the Royal Society, the 1994 Nakayama Prize for Human Science, the 1997 International Cosmos Prize, and the Nierenberg Prize for Science in the Public Interest in 2009.

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Titel
The Selfish Gene
Untertitel
40th Anniversary edition
Autor
EAN
9780198788607
ISBN
978-0-19-878860-7
Format
Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber
Oxford University Press
Genre
Biologie
Veröffentlichung
01.06.2018
Anzahl Seiten
496
Gewicht
g
Größe
H38mm x B197mm x T152mm
Jahr
2016
Untertitel
Englisch
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