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This book wasn't what I was hoping for at all. I didn't even get 100 pages in before I put it down. So far the book has told me very little about Price himself, it has gone into a lot of other famous & not so famous scientist & theorist who helped mold the evolution theories of today. It's discussed a little about the conflicting theories of natural selection & humans altruistic nature and the different ways it has been explained, but even that was really slow getting his point accross.
I'm sure if I stuck with it eventually I would learn about the subject I was hoping for which was George Price & his own personal search for the origins of kindness. But I'm so bored with the book at this point that I've decided to call it quits instead.
I can't even recommend this book for someone who wants to learn about the subject, without any specific scientist in mind. Mostly because the writing style is so hard to follow. The author jumps around from the late 1800's to the 1930's almost in midparagraph & talks about one person and then another in such a confusing way that you have to reread just to figure out which person he's talking about.
I wanted to like this book. But I just don't.
 

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