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 - Dan - Goodreads
Natural selection is a substrate neutral algorithm that employs endless repetitions to build complexity from simplicity. No room for deductive reasoning here, although I did enjoy his outline and well-reasoned position. Read full review
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If my proverbial house was on fire and I could save only one book from my collection, it would be this one. Read full review
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