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Darwin's Dangerous Idea: Evolution and the Meanings of Life - Daniel C. Dennett
Darwin's Dangerous Idea: Evolution and the Meanings of Life
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Offers a wider perspective on Darwin's scientific theory of natural selection, explaining how it extends beyond biology, analyzing current controversies over the origins of life and inherent biases, and challenging popular philosophies. 35,000 first printing. Tour.
Offers a wider perspective on Darwin's scientific theory of natural selection, explaining how it extends beyond biology, analyzing current controversies over the origins of life and inherent biases, and challenging popular philosophies. 35,000 first printing. Tour.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780684802909 (0684802902)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 592
Edition language: English
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4.5 Universal Acid
Philosopher Dan Dennett argues that the theory of natural selection is a 'universal acid', burning through our basic ideas about science and beyond, leaving a completely changed intellectual landscape. The revelation that mind did not design life inverts the traditional Christian-derived pyramid. De...
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5.0 Darwin's Dangerous Idea: Evolution and the Meanings of Life
This is by far the best book I have read this year. It uses the narrative of Darwin's deceptively simple idea of making complex things from a very simple algorithm. The author beats this thought in to the reader and at the same time covers how the world changed because of that.The book is really mor...
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