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 - Matheus Borges - Goodreads
Sharp. Dennett skillfully reverse engineers evolutionary theory while pointing out some of the many and surprising implications of Darwin's dangerous idea. This eventually culminates in a credible ... Read full review
Review: Darwin's Dangerous Idea: Evolution and the Meanings of LifeUser Review - Louis - Goodreads
Darwin's Dangerous Idea is a much-needed wake-up call to the many academics who still think that all of natural selection's implications can be safely quarantined within biology and that it doesn't ... Read full review
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