Richard Dawkins : How a Scientist Changed the Way We Think Paperback
Edited by Alan Grafen, Mark Ridley
This sparkling collection explores the impact of Richard Dawkins as scientist, rationalist, and one of the most important thinkers alive today.
Specially commissioned pieces by leading figures in science, philosophy, literature, and the media, such as Daniel C.
Dennett, Matt Ridley, Steven Pinker, Philip Pullman, and the Bishop of Oxford, highlight the breadth and range of Dawkins' influence on modern science and culture, from the gene's eye view of evolution to his energetic engagement in public debates on science, rationalism, and religion.
The volume includes personal reminiscences and critical debate as well as accessible discussions of science - it provides a stimulating tribute to a remarkable intellectual.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 304 pages
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
- Publication Date: 22/03/2007
- Category: Biography: science, technology & engineering
- ISBN: 9780199214662