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An Appetite for Wonder - a book by Dawkins, Richard

An Appetite for Wonder

The Making of a Scientist

An Appetite for Wonder( )
Author: Dawkins, Richard
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $27.99
Book Description:

With the 2006 publication of The God Delusion, the name Richard Dawkins became a byword for ruthless skepticism and "brilliant, impassioned, articulate, impolite" debate (San Francisco Chronicle). his first memoir offers a more personal view.

His first book, The Selfish Gene, caused a seismic shift in the study of biology by proffering the gene-centered view of evolution. It was also in this book that Dawkins coined the term meme, a unit of cultural evolution, which has...
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Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.5 x 9.5 x 1.17 Inches
Book Weight:1.2 Pounds
Author Biography
Dawkins, Richard (Author)
Richard Dawkins was educated at Oxford University and taught zoology at the University of California and Oxford University, holding the position of the Charles Simonyi Professor of the Public Understanding of Science. He writes about such topics as DNA and genetic engineering, virtual reality, astronomy, and evolution. His books include The Selfish Gene, The Extended Phenotype, The Blind Watchmaker, River Out of Eden, Climbing Mount Improbable, The God Delusion, and An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist.


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