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The Extended Selfish Gene

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Description for The Extended Selfish Gene Hardcover. 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. This extended edition includes a new epilogue from the author and two key chapters from The Extended Phenotype. Num Pages: 592 pages, 9 black and white images. BIC Classification: PBUD; PDZ; PSAJ; PSVP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 147 x 267 x 51. Weight in Grams: 750.
The Selfish Gene is a classic exposition of evolutionary thought. In it Professor Dawkins articulates a gene's eye view of evolution - a view giving centre stage to these persistent units of information, and in which organisms can be seen as vehicles for the replication of genes. The book provoked widespread and heated debate, which in part led Dawkins to write The Extended Phenotype, in which he gave a deeper clarification of the central concept of the gene as the unit of selection, as well as contributing his own development of this insight. For the first ... Read more

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About Richard Dawkins
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 Selfish ... Read more

Reviews for The Extended Selfish Gene
A splendid edition with a new introduction as well as (importantly) the introductions to the previous editions.
Jonathan Cowie, Concatenation
Review from previous edition The sort of popular science writing that makes the reader feel like a genius.
New York Times
A genuine cultural landmark of our time.
The Independent
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