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A devil's chaplain : reflections on hope, lies, science, and love

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a collection of essays that explore such topics as religion, mysticism, moden educational methods, pseudoscience, Africa, and late colleagues Douglas Adams and Stephen Jay Gould.
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Genre/Form: Collected Works
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Dawkins
ISBN: 0618335404 9780618335404
OCLC Number: 52269209
Description: vi, 263 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1 Science and Sensibility 5 --
2 Light Will Be Thrown 61 --
3 The Infected Mind 117 --
4 They Told Me, Heraclitus 163 --
5 Even the Ranks of Tuscany 187 --
6 There is All Africa and her Prodigies in Us 223 --
7 A Prayer for My Daughter 241.
Responsibility: Richard Dawkins.
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Bestselling author Dawkins offers another dazzling gift to his readers--his first collection of essays on what matters most to him, from science, religion and mysticism to today's educational methods.

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"[A] pleasure-inducing voyage into scientific principles . . . brilliantly presented and celebrated." Kirkus Reviews, Starred"Dawkins's enthusiasm for the diversity of life on this planet should Read more...

 
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