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Climbing Mount Improbable

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publisher: London : Viking, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Arguing that the perfection of the human body is the result of improbable mutation, a prominent Darwinian uses the metaphor of climbing a mountain to illustrate how natural perfection is due to the unending journey of DNA through time.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Dawkins
ISBN: 0670850187 9780670850181
OCLC Number: 35266315
Description: xi, 308 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Richard Dawkins ; original drawings by Lalla Ward.

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This work is based on the author's 1992 Royal Institution Christmas lectures, "An Introduction to Evolutionary Biology", which is aimed both at teenagers and adults.  Read more...

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