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The greatest show on Earth : the evidence for evolution

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st Free Press hardcover edView all editions and formats
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Sifting through rich layers of scientific evidence, Dawkins' "The Greatest Show on Earth" is a stunning counterattack on advocates of "Intelligent Design," explaining the evidence for evolution while exposing the absurdities of the creationist "argument."
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Dawkins
ISBN: 9781416594789 1416594787
OCLC Number: 311765210
Description: ix, 470 p., 32 p. of plates : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 25 cm.
Contents: Only a theory? --
Dogs, cows, and cabbages --
The primrose path to macro-evolution --
Silence and slow time --
Before our very eyes --
Missing link? What do you mean, 'missing'? --
Missing persons? Missing no longer --
You did it yourself in nine months --
The ark of the continents --
The tree of cousinship --
History written all over us --
Arms races and 'evolutionary theodicy' --
There is grandeur in this view of life --
Appendix. The history-deniers.
Responsibility: Richard Dawkins.
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Sifting through rich layers of scientific evidence, Dawkins' "The Greatest Show on Earth" is a stunning counterattack on advocates of "Intelligent Design," explaining the evidence for evolution while exposing the absurdities of the creationist "argument."

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Excellent overview of evidence for evolution over creationism

by vleighton (WorldCat user published 2012-02-09) Excellent Permalink

This book is aimed at refuting creationist doubters of evolution and the geological record. I think this book is better than many other on this topic. It does a good job of laying out the evidence, and it goes systematically through a great deal of evidence. Dawkins'...
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