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Unweaving the Rainbow: Science, Delusion and the Appetite for Wonder

Richard Dawkins - Science - 2000 - 352 pages
Did Newton "unweave the rainbow" by reducing it to its prismatic colors, as Keats contended? Did he, in other words, diminish beauty? Far from it, says acclaimed scientist ...
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A Devil's Chaplain

Richard Dawkins - Science - 2004 - 272 pages
The first collection of essays from renowned scientist and best-selling author Richard Dawkins is an enthusiastic declaration, a testament to the power of rigorous scientific ...
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The Tinbergen Legacy

Marian Stamp Dawkins, T.R. Halliday, Richard Dawkins - Science - 1991 - 146 pages
Former students of Niko Tinbergen, a pioneer ethologist and Nobel laureate, do not so much review his work, as show how it is being built on today. The eight papers, from a ...
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The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution

Richard Dawkins - Science - 2005 - 673 pages
A renowned biologist provides a sweeping chronicle of more than four billion years of life on Earth, shedding new light on evolutionary theory and history, sexual selection ...
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The God Delusion

Richard Dawkins - Science - 2008 - 416 pages
A preeminent scientist—and the world's most prominent atheist—asserts the irrationality of belief in God and the grievous harm religion has inflicted on society, from the ...
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The Blind Watchmaker: Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe ...

Richard Dawkins - Science - 1996 - 358 pages
Clarifies the seemingly implausible aspects of Darwin's theory, drawing on the famous watch comparison argued by William Paley, the eighteenth-century theologian
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The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution

Richard Dawkins - Science - 2009 - 470 pages
Lays out evidence in defense of the theory of evolution and provides a summary of evolutionary biology, with detailed explanations of scientific concepts.
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Climbing Mount Improbable

Richard Dawkins - Science - 1997 - 352 pages
A brilliant book celebrating improbability as the engine that drives life, by the acclaimed author of The Selfish Gene and The Blind Watchmaker. The human eye is so complex and ...
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The Magic of Reality: How We Know What's Really True

Richard Dawkins - Science - 2011 - 272 pages
Magic takes many forms. Supernatural magic is what our ancestors used in order to explain the world before they developed the scientific method. The ancient Egyptians explained ...
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