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Richard Dawkins
Richard Dawkins taught zoology at the University of California at Berkeley and at Oxford University and is now the Charles Simonyi Professor of the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford, a position he has held since 1995. Among his previous books are The Ancestor's Tale, The Selfish Gene, The... show more



Richard Dawkins taught zoology at the University of California at Berkeley and at Oxford University and is now the Charles Simonyi Professor of the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford, a position he has held since 1995. Among his previous books are The Ancestor's Tale, The Selfish Gene, The Blind Watchmaker, Climbing Mount Improbable, Unweaving the Rainbow, and A Devil's Chaplain. Dawkins lives in Oxford with his wife, the actress and artist Lalla Ward.

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XOX
XOX rated it 9 months ago
I have watched the Youtube video, but reading it is even better. As it slow down the conversation enough to rethink some of the good points made. All religions are bullshit. No doubt about that. But is it dangerous? The conversation go from how to criticize religion and came to the conclusion tha...
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 1 year ago
“Science can chip away at agnosticism, in a way that Huxley bent over backwards to deny for the special of God. I am arguing that, notwithstanding the polite abstinence of Huxley, Gould and many others, the God question is not in principle and forever outside the remit of science. As with the nature...
Death by Book Avalanche
Death by Book Avalanche rated it 2 years ago
✪✪✪✪✪ 5 starsThis was an intense and very thought provoking read. It's anything but light and Dawkins certainly likes to pack a punch.I imagine with this one that Dawkins is perhaps already preaching to the converted though as I think they are the only ones that would consider picking this one up. I...
XOX
XOX rated it 3 years ago
The most amazing thing about "Climbing Mount Improbable" is that it is an easy read. Richard Dawkins had the talent in explaining things that he knew so well, in a storytelling way. Chapter one Facing Mount Rushmore How we could usually tell what is made by nature and what is not. But sometim...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 4 years ago
bookshelves: autumn-2015, sciences, tbr-busting-2015, spaaaaaace, published-2012, nonfic-nov-2015, nonfiction, cosmic-archaeology, anthropic-mania Read from January 13, 2013 to November 25, 2015 Description: A wildly popular lecture now on YouTube has attracted almost a million viewers. One que...
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