The Blind Watchmaker (Paperback)
  • The Blind Watchmaker (Paperback)

The Blind Watchmaker (Paperback)

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Paperback 496 Pages / Published: 06/04/2006
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***30th Anniversary Edition***

Cover note: Each copy of the anniversary edition of The Blind Watchmaker features a unique biomorph. No two covers are exactly alike.

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: 276 g
Dimensions: 199 x 130 x 22 mm

Richard Dawkins has updated evolution ... His subject is nothing less than the meaning of life, and he attacks it with the evangelical fervour of a clergyman and the mind of a scientist * The Times *
Beautiful ... he seizes happy analogies, bright metaphors and shining images to light up his passion and our darkness * Guardian *
Good writing, tight argument and unpulled punches ... a satisfying book * Economist *
One of the best science books - one of the best of any books - I have ever read * Los Angeles Times *

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“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 looking forward to this one.

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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 called its Blind.

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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 gracing any bookshelf. This book highlights possible... More

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