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If any defense of this book is needed, Dennett is a peerless champion for the task. The first 10 chapters are really focused on developing the ideas found in the Selfish Gene and overcoming objections to them. Cover of the first edition. The Long Reach of the Gene 4.
The Extended Phenotype
That's not to say it's not a good book, but I would imagine these concepts are probably explained in other books that are probably more accessible. The Evidence for Evolution. Rchard amazing intersection of webs of influences creates a world in which gene exchange can even be affected from a distance!!
Dawkins concise language is without peer in the biological sciences.
Dawkins summarizes these ideas in what he terms the Richarx Theorem of the Extended Phenotype:. Genetic Determinism and Gene Selectionism 3: Oct 16, Pink rated it it was ok.
Re-read this after re-reading The Selfish Gene. Jan 15, Sheng Peng rated it really liked it. The Origin of Species.
Yet, as thinking humans we've become trained to deal with that question nearly every context. Oxford Landmark Science Paperback: Alternatively, the summary of the extended phenotype theorem that Dawkins provides in the recent editions of The Selfish Gene might be a good option. The Genetic Evolution yhe Animal Artefacts A synthesis of Dawkins' scientific thought.
Books teh Richard Dawkins. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Discussing Origins with Reasons to Believe and There was a degree to which I felt that I really just didn't have the familiarity with the subject matter at hand, even though I had read The Selfish Gene.
Read more Read less. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. Do its conclusions still conform with results since collected? He als The book is a logical continuation of his devastating book The Selfish Gene.
I wouldn't recommend it unless you're a biologist or are interested in biology to the extent that you're familiar with a lot of terminology and concepts related to the subject matter.
To view it, click here. Genes do not only program the physical development of the organisms that they "live in. For example, a more sturdy nest can provide better shelter for young birds.
Richard Dawkins, The Extended Phenotype
Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. There was a degree to which I felt that I really just didn't have the familiarity with the subject matter at hand, even though I had read The Selfish Gene. The first 10 chapters are really focused on developing the ideas found in the Selfish Gene and overcoming objections to them. Don't panic, extend your mind.