The Blind Watchmaker

The Blind Watchmaker

Non-Fiction, Languages & Reference, Dictionaries & Reference, Popular Science
Paperback Published on: 06/04/2006
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***30th Anniversary Edition***

Acclaimed as the most influential work on evolution written in the last hundred years, The Blind Watchmaker offers an inspiring and accessible introduction to one of the most important scientific discoveries of all time. A brilliant and controversial book which demonstrates that evolution by natural selection - the unconscious, automatic, blind yet essentially non-random process discovered by Darwin - is the only answer to the biggest question of all: why do we exist?

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780141026169
  • Number of pages: 496
  • Weight: 338g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 128 x 20 mm

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The Blind Watchmaker
Ok, but is now a little dated
I have only ever read one other Dawkins book before, The God Delusion, and really didn't like the style or attitude of the writing, so was not completely l... READ MORE
Half Man Half Book
The Blind Watchmaker
I have reason to say that this book is even worst than the book of worst jokes. 1:Its Title Show "a blind watch maker" What did you say a Maker why you ... READ MORE
sam haris
The Blind Watchmaker
This book provides a wonderful insight into the inner workings of evolution by natural selection. A coherent and witty book which should have the honour of... READ MORE
The Blind Watchmaker
Essential for all Biology Students
Richard Dawkins clearly, wittily and intelligently lays out the case for a gene-centred-view on evolution. This book is essential for anyone considering a ... READ MORE
Alexander MacLeod
The Blind Watchmaker
no need
Melvnm Nasim
The Blind Watchmaker
Despite disagreeing with Richard on issues such as religion, the blind watchmaker provides a brilliant analysis on the study of natural selection. In part... READ MORE
Josh Elmer
The Blind Watchmaker
Excellent content, poor quality materials
An extraordinary book, truly eye opening. Cannot fault the writing and the content. Reason for 4 stars is just the material qualities. The pages of this ed... READ MORE
Alice Gornall