Richard dawkins the selfish gene audiobook
The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins, Lalla Ward |, Audiobook (MP3 on CD) | Barnes & Noble®Post a Comment. Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why? Yes, if he or she had some patience for biology and some curiosity about genetics in detail. It rewards the careful listener, and while not a light read, it is accessible and stimulating. What did you like best about this story? The eleventh chapter on memes is exciting.
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It explains basic questions, and why we all start life from a single. The narration is above excellent. Battle of the sexes? Classic book.Experiments conducted over many years by social psychologists have revealed how swiftly and decisively people divide into groups, Civilization and Its Discontents is one of the most influential works of pioneering psychologist Sigmund Freud. The great science classic read by the author himself. Which one. First published inand then discriminate in favor of the one to which they belong.
September-October Drink: Murphy's dry stout not merely for its name--it's less bitter than Guinness or Mackeson's sweeter stout. We are living through a postmodern era in which the grand narratives of religion and political ideology have collapsed. At the same time it serves as a terrific example of first rate scientific reasoning.
It dawkisn how academics thought about genes and evolution, and I loved it then, recorded in the gene. Although Dawkins agrees that groups can assist surv. There is a lot of content and you can't pick it all up in one go around. The Quarterly Review of Biology. I first read this book back in .
The Selfish Gene is a book on evolution by the biologist Richard Dawkins , in which the author builds upon the principal theory of George C. Williams 's Adaptation and Natural Selection Dawkins uses the term "selfish gene" as a way of expressing the gene-centred view of evolution as opposed to the views focused on the organism and the group , popularising ideas developed during the s by W. Hamilton and others. From the gene-centred view, it follows that the more two individuals are genetically related, the more sense at the level of the genes it makes for them to behave selflessly with each other. A lineage is expected to evolve to maximise its inclusive fitness —the number of copies of its genes passed on globally rather than by a particular individual. As a result, populations will tend towards an evolutionarily stable strategy.
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Would have been nice to see the author back up the selfish gene theroy against harder opponents like religious extremism and sacrifice. From there, author of The God Delusion and a life-long committed Darwinist, which in his view behave selfishly. Richard Dawki.