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The selfish gene

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series: ISSR Library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Thirtieth anniversary editionView all editions and formats
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In this revised edition of his classic, Richard Dawkins demonstrates how cooperation can evolve even in a basically selfish world. Contains two new chapters and a wealth of new insights into the biological world.--From publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Dawkins
ISBN: 9780199291144 0199291144 9780199291151 0199291152
OCLC Number: 62532503
Description: xxiii, 360 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Why are people? --
The replicators --
Immortal coils --
The gene machine --
Aggression : stability and the selfish machine --
Genesmanship --
Family planning --
Battle of the generations --
Battle of the sexes --
You scratch my back, I'll ride on yours --
Memes : the new replicators --
Nice guys finish first --
The long reach of the gene.
Series Title: ISSR Library.
Responsibility: Richard Dawkins.
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