The Darwin Wars: The Scientific Battle for the Soul of Man

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Simon & Schuster International, 2002 - Science - 256 pages
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A witty, insightful examination of today's rival Darwinian theories, the shocking feuds between the different camps, and what it all means for our understanding of evolution and human nature.

The Darwin Wars is an entertaining account of today's competing neo-Darwinist theories -- including the influential "selfish gene" theory -- and the misunderstandings and even deep hatreds they provoke. For the first time, an impartial observer explains and evaluates the ideas that have transformed the field of biology and shows the profound impact they have had on our beliefs and our culture.

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