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Brief candle in the dark : my life in science

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2015?]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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Explores the influences of fame on the author's career, shares memories about his intellectual peers, and evaluates the events and ideas that have shaped his beliefs.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Named Person: Richard Dawkins; Richard Dawkins
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Dawkins
ISBN: 9780062288431 0062288431
OCLC Number: 922622500
Description: 455 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Flashback at a feast --
Oh, the things that are done by a don --
Lore of the jungle --
Go to the wasp, thou sluggard: evolutionary economics --
The delegate's tale --
Christmas lectures --
Islands of the blest --
Whoso findeth a publisher findeth a good thing --
Television --
Debates and encounters --
Simonyi professor --
Unweaving the threads from a scientist's loom --
The Taxicab Theory of evolution --
Extending the phenotype --
Action at a distance --
Rediscovering the organism: passengers and stowaways --
Aftermaths to The extended phenotype --
Constraints on perfection --
The Darwinian engineer in the classroom --
"The genetic book of the dead" and the species as "averaging computer" --
Evolution in pixels --
The evolution of evolvability --
Kaleidoscopic embryos --
Arthromorphs --
The cooperative gene --
Universal Darwinism --
Memes --
Chinese junk and Chinese whispers --
Models of the world --
The argument from personal incredulity --
The God delusion --
Full circle.
Responsibility: Richard Dawkins.

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Explores the influences of fame on the author's career, shares memories about his intellectual peers, and evaluates the events and ideas that have shaped his beliefs.

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