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The selfish gene

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New edView all editions and formats
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Telling of the selfish gene, this book holds out the hope that our species has the power to rebel against the designs of the selfish gene. It provides an understanding of kin selection, evolutionary  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Dawkins
ISBN: 0192860925 9780192860927
OCLC Number: 318276606
Description: xiii, 352 p. : il. ; 20 cm
Contents: Preface to 1976 edn; Preface to 1989 edn; 1. Why are people?; 2. The replicators; 3. Immortal coils; 4. The gene machine; 5. Aggression: stability and the selfish machine; 6. Genesmanship; 7. Family planning; 8. Battle of the generations; 9. Battle of the sexes; 10. You scratch my back, I'll ride on yours; 11. Memes: the new replicators; 12. Nice guys finish first; 13. The long reach of the gene; Endnotes; Updated bibliography; Index and key to bibliography
Responsibility: Richard Dawkins.

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