This book tells of the selfish gene. A world of savage competition, ruthless exploitation, and deceit. But what of the acts of apparent altruism in nature the bees who commit suicide when they sting to protect the hive, for example? Professor Dawkins holds out the hope that our species has the power to rebel against the designs of the selfish gene.This book tells of the selfish gene. A world of savage competition, ruthless exploitation, and deceit. But what of the acts of apparent altruism in nature the bees who commit suicide when they sting to protect the hive, for example? Professor Dawkins holds out the hope that our species has the power to rebel against the designs of the selfish gene.Read Less
Used-Good. This book is in good condition. All pages are intact, there are no tears to the book and the book is nice and clean. The pages might be slightly dog eared through previous use and textbooks might have a small amount of highlighting but nothing which will obstruct getting the maximum out of the book. Customers are protected by 100% refund guarantee if they are not happy.
Reader copy; Collectible. Ex-public library. Spine is extremely cocked. Coffee and water stains. Pen scribbles across five pages. Small pen and pencil marks inside. All text is readable. Very heavy shelf wear on bottom of covers. COVERS AND PAGE CORNERS SHOW HEAVY WEAR. Library stamps & stickers. SAVE A TREE-BUY USED! !
Good in Very Good jacket. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1976. Fourth printing. Hardcover. Good/Very Good. First edition, fourth printing 1978. Good (foxing to edge, a few marks to about five pages) in very good-intact dust jacket with sunning, clip to lower front flap.
Very good in good dust jacket. Price clipped. Clean, tight, and square. Gift dedication on title page. Coffee stains at top of DJ back panel. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 224 p. Audience: General/trade.
One of the most important book I read. A must read book by any intelligent life who can read and is inquisitive enough to ask: why life? why not be a stone than living?
Jun 16, 2011
Bought book for my college grandson and he was very satisfied. Delivery time was very good.
Nov 25, 2010
The only thing worse than a preacher riding a hobby horse is a scientist trying to shoot the preacher's pony out from under him. I can almost excuse a Christian's lack of objectivity, because spirituality is such a subjective matter. However, when an evolutionist starts preaching, I have to ask,- why are you so concerned with winning this argument? Increasing the polarity that already exists between religion and science is so Eighteenth Century. Ketchup, Mr. Dawkins.
Jan 13, 2010
brand new for a used price
it was new! i heard from this college proffesor and he is peer reviewed.
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