A Devil's Chaplain

A Devil's Chaplain

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Richard Dawkins is one of the finest minds in science, and in this superb collection of essays and letters, he demonstrates the depth of his knowledge and the rich variety of his interests. Whether he is examining postmodernism or the Human Genome Project, penning a letter to his daughter, or writing a moving eulogy to Douglas Adams and e-mailing Stephen Jay Gould, Dawkins writes with an intellectual vigour and grace that is second to none. This is a very human collection that shows not only the acuity of Dawkins' scientific mind, but also his sense of humour and the warmth of his relationships with friends and family.First you have to explain the technical meaning of a#39;informationa#39;. Then the relevance to evolution, too, is complicated a€“ not really difficult but it takes time. Rather than engage in further recriminations and disputes about exactly what happened atanbsp;...

Title:A Devil's Chaplain
Author:Richard Dawkins
Publisher:Hachette UK - 2010-12-16


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