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The greatest show on earth : the evidence for evolution

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Free Press trade pbk. ed
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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: 9781416594796 1416594795 1416594795 9781416594796 9781416594789 1416594787
OCLC Number: 977911836
Notes: Originally published: 2009.
Description: xv, 472 pages, 32 pages of plates : illustrations (some color), color 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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