Darwin's Dangerous Idea: Evolution and the Meanins of Life
In a book that is both groundbreaking and accessible, Daniel C. Dennett, whom Chet Raymo of The Boston Globe calls "one of the most provocative thinkers on the planet," focuses his unerringly logical mind on the theory of natural selection, showing how Darwin's great idea transforms and illuminates our traditional view of humanity's place in the universe. Dennett vividly describes the theory itself and then extends Darwin's vision with impeccable arguments to their often surprising conclusions, challenging the views of some of the most famous scientists of our day.
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Review: Darwin's Dangerous Idea: Evolution and the Meanings of LifeUser Review - Robb Seaton - Goodreads
A slog. Dennet's prose is seldom clear, too much time spent on arguing about words. Most of Dennet's digressions (70% of the book) seem designed to signal the author's breadth of learning rather than to promote understanding. Read full review
Review: Darwin's Dangerous Idea: Evolution and the Meanings of LifeUser Review - Jim - Goodreads
Incredibly detailed and well-thought out. Doesn't leave much room for those to deny the existence of evolution to hide. Read full review
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