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|Description:||xii, 340 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Facing Mount Rushmore --
Silken fetters --
Message from the mountain --
Getting off the ground --
Forty-fold path to enlightenment --
Museum of all shells --
Kaleidoscopic embryos --
Pollen grains and magic bullets --
Robot repeater --
'A garden inclosed'.
|Responsibility:||Richard Dawkins ; original drawings by Lalla Ward.|
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Good popular work. On the simple end of popularizations
Written for the general public, this work on evolutionary theory attempts to show how dramatic functional complexity can evolve gradually. The overall metaphor is that there can be gentle slopes leading up the backside of a slope that on its face has a steep cliff. We see the steep cliff of complexity...
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