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Darwin's dangerous idea : evolution and the meanings of life

Author: Daniel C Dennett
Publisher: London : Allen Lane, 1995.
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In this book the author demonstrates the power of the theory of natural selection and shows how Darwin's great idea transforms and illuminates our traditional view of our place in the universe.
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Dennett, Daniel C. (Daniel Clement), 1942-
Darwin's dangerous idea.
London : Allen Lane, 1995
(OCoLC)693274003
Named Person: Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Charles (1809-1882) Darwin; Charles Darwin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel C Dennett
ISBN: 0713990902 9780713990904
OCLC Number: 33404426
Description: 586 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Daniel C. Dennett.

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In this book the author demonstrates the power of the theory of natural selection and shows how Darwin's great idea transforms and illuminates our traditional view of our place in the universe.

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Manifesto of metaphyical Darwinism. Important though flawed

by vleighton (WorldCat user published 2012-09-08) Very Good Permalink

 This book could be called the philosophical manifesto of the metaphysical Darwinian fundamentalists.

  It is packed with ideas, some of which are brilliant, and some not so brilliant. It is important to remember that this is a work of philosophy rather than science....
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