Guide to Richard Dawkins’s The Selfish Gene by Instaread

by Instaread

Publisher: Instaread

Publication Date: April 19, 2017

ISBN: 9781683787174

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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PLEASE NOTE: This is a companion to Richard Dawkins’s The Selfish Gene and NOT the original book.


The Selfish Gene (1976) by Richard Dawkins outlines theories and research in the field of evolutionary biology to explain the importance of the gene as the most significant unit of analysis in natural selection.

The common understanding of natural selection is that altruistic behavior has evolutionary advantages because on average, it benefits the species as a whole…

Inside this companion to the book:

·        Overview of the Book

·        Insights from the Book

·        Important People

·        Author's Style and Perspective

·        Intended Audience

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