The Selfish Gene – Audiobook

Audiobook Details

  • Author: Richard Dawkins
  • Narrators: Lalla Ward, Richard Dawkins,
  • Format: MP3
  • Length: 16 hrs 12 mins
  • Publisher: Audible Studios
  • Publication Date: March 29, 2011
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004U8NB2M
  • ISBN-10: 0198788606, 1582881146, 1491514507
  • ISBN-13: 978-0198788607, 978-1582881140, 978-1491514504

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Richard Dawkins’ sensible reformulation of the idea of pure choice has the uncommon distinction of getting provoked as a lot pleasure and curiosity outdoors the scientific group as inside it. Dr. Dawkins’ theories have helped change the entire nature of the examine of social biology, and have compelled 1000’s to rethink their beliefs about life.

In this now-traditional, internationally greatest-promoting The Selfish Gene (audiobook), Richard Dawkins explains how the egocentric gene can be a delicate gene. The world of the egocentric gene revolves round ruthless exploitation, savage competitors, and deceit, and but, Dawkins argues, acts of obvious altruism do exist in nature. Birds, for instance, will threat their lives to warn the flock of an approaching hawk. Bees will commit suicide once they sting to guard the hive.

The Selfish Gene induced a wave of pleasure among the many basic public and biologists when it was first revealed in 1976. It’s a vivid rendering of a gene’s eye view of life, in lucid prose, gathered collectively the strands of thought in regards to the nature of pure choice right into a conceptual framework with far-reaching implications for our understanding of evolution. Intellectually rigorous, but written in very non-technical language, the audio book The Selfish Gene is extensively thought to be a masterpiece of science writing, and its insights stay as related at present as on the day it was revealed.

Reviews of The Selfish Gene

“This audiobook must be heard, everybody. It describes with nice ability a brand new face of the idea of evolution.” —W. D. Hamilton
“Learned, witty, and really effectively written…exhilaratingly good.” —Sir Peter Medawar, The Spectator

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