The Selfish Gene / Edition 2

The Selfish Gene / Edition 2

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by Richard Dawkins
     
 

In this revised edition of his bestselling book The Selfish Gene, Richard Dawkins demonstrates how cooperation can evolve even in a basically selfish world. Contains two new chapters and a wealth of remarkable new insights into the biological world. See more details below

Overview

In this revised edition of his bestselling book The Selfish Gene, Richard Dawkins demonstrates how cooperation can evolve even in a basically selfish world. Contains two new chapters and a wealth of remarkable new insights into the biological world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192860927
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/01/1990
Series:
Popular Science Series
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
7.69(w) x 5.06(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

1Why are people?1
2The replicators12
3Immortal coils21
4The gene machine46
5Aggression : stability and the selfish machine66
6Genesmanship88
7Family planning109
8Battle of the generations123
9Battle of the sexes140
10You scratch my back, I'll ride on yours166
11Memes : the new replicators189
12Nice guys finish first202
13The long reach of the gene234

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