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The Blind Watchmaker: Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe Without Design - Richard Dawkins
The Blind Watchmaker: Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe Without Design
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A vigorous and readable defense of Darwinism which leaps effortlessly from the primeval soup to long rows of taxonomy. Deep enough to be valuable to biologists, yet simple and well-written so as to appeal to a mass audience. Illustrated.
A vigorous and readable defense of Darwinism which leaps effortlessly from the primeval soup to long rows of taxonomy. Deep enough to be valuable to biologists, yet simple and well-written so as to appeal to a mass audience. Illustrated.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780141026169 (0141026162)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 340
Edition language: English
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KatieMc
KatieMc rated it
3.0 The Blind Watchmaker: Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe Without Design
A good read for those who need to argue against "intelligent design" theories with obstreperous relatives during the holidays. I really liked his mathematical perspectives, deconstructing seemingly impossible statistics and showing how they are indeed quite reasonable.
Gecko's Corner
Gecko's Corner rated it
4.0 Der blinde Uhrmacher - Richard Dawkins
The Blind Watchmaker - Richard Dawkins (1986) Sometimes there is just to much desperate silliness in our world The Theory of Evolution is in my opinion easy to understand, but made deliberately complicated by some religious groups. That's nothing else as an attempt to turn the wheel of time back...
halfmanhalfbook
halfmanhalfbook rated it
I have only ever read one other Dawkins book before, The God Delusion, and really didn't like the style or attitude of the writing, so was not completely looking forward to this one.The primary aim of the book is to look at all the evidence and theories that make up the Darwinian theory of evolution...
Khaleel
Khaleel rated it
This book is the " Holy Bible Of Biology " Dawkins and only Dawkins could put Science Genes into your DNA , Dawkins makes me move between his books from one to another ,his folksy and intersting way of writing , his apologetic against let my say enemies make you " eat " the book not Just read it Im...
jbradway
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4.0 The Blind Watchmaker (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
Dawkins accomplishes all of his goals, I think, in this one, but it's a bit of a mind-wanderer in several of the chapters. Some of the mind's departures from the text were positive (Dawkins presents 'IDEAS' that have to be chased down) and some were negative (while Dawkins belabors this point, let's...
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