An Appetite for Wonder
The Making of a Scientist
|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...