Cantitate/Preț
Produs

The Selfish Gene: 30th Anniversary edition

De (autor)
Notă Books Express:  5.00 · o notă  
Notă GoodReads:
en Limba Engleză Carte Paperback – 16 Mar 2006

Richard Dawkins' brilliant reformulation of the theory of natural selection has the rare distinction of having provoked as much excitement and interest outside the scientific community as within it. His theories have helped change the whole nature of the study of social biology, and have forced thousands of readers to rethink their beliefs about life.
In his internationally bestselling, now classic volume, The Selfish Gene, Dawkins explains how the selfish gene can also be a subtle gene. The world of the selfish gene revolves around savage competition, ruthless exploitation, and deceit, and yet, Dawkins argues, acts of apparent altruism do exist in nature. Bees, for example, will commit suicide when they sting to protect the hive, and birds will risk their lives to warn the flock of an approaching hawk.
This 30th anniversary edition of Dawkins' fascinating book retains all original material, including the two enlightening chapters added in the second edition. In a new Introduction the author presents his thoughts thirty years after the publication of his first and most famous book, while the inclusion of the two-page original Foreword by brilliant American scientist Robert Trivers shows the enthusiastic reaction of the scientific community at that time. This edition is a celebration of a remarkable exposition of evolutionary thought, a work that has been widely hailed for its stylistic brilliance and deep scientific insights, and that continues to stimulate whole new areas of research today.

Citește tot Restrânge
Toate formatele și edițiile
Toate formatele și edițiile Preț Express
Carte Paperback (1) 4400 lei  Economic 15-21 zile +2975 lei  9-16 zile
  Oxford University Press – 09 Jun 2016 4400 lei  Economic 15-21 zile +2975 lei  9-16 zile
CD-Audio (2) 4519 lei  Economic 2-4 săpt. +333 lei  9-16 zile
  Brilliance Audio – 15 Apr 2014 4519 lei  Economic 2-4 săpt. +333 lei  9-16 zile
  Brilliance Corporation – October 2011 13757 lei  Economic 2-4 săpt. +1084 lei  9-16 zile

Preț: 3812 lei

Preț vechi: 4765 lei
-20%

Puncte Express: 57

Preț estimativ în valută:
778 8100$ 682£

Carte înlocuită de o ediție nouă

Doresc să fiu notificat când acest titlu va fi disponibil:

Preluare comenzi: 021 569.72.76

Specificații

ISBN-13: 9780199291151
ISBN-10: 0199291152
Pagini: 384
Dimensiuni: 129 x 196 x 25 mm
Greutate: 0.28 kg
Ediția: N.-A. 30th anniversary edition 2006.
Editura: Oxford University Press
Colecția OUP Oxford
Locul publicării: Oxford, United Kingdom

Recenzii

Review from previous edition The sort of popular science writing that makes the reader feel like a genius.
The Selfish Gene is a classic.
A genuine cultural landmark of our time.
Review from previous edition The sort of popular science writing that makes the reader feel like a genius.

Notă biografică

Richard Dawkins is the first holder of the Charles Simonyi Chair of the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford, Fellow of New College, Oxford, Fellow of the Royal Society, and Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. His bestselling books include The Extended Phenotype (1982) and its sequel The Blind Watchmaker (1986), River Out of Eden (1995), Climbing Mount Improbable (1996), Unweaving the Rainbow (1998), A Devil's Chaplain (2004) and The Ancestor's Tale (2004). He has won many literary and scientific awards, including the 1987 Royal Society of Literature Award, the 1990 Michael Faraday Award of the Royal Society, the 1994 Nakayama Prize for Human Science, the 1997 International Cosmos Prize, and the Shakespeare Prize in 2005.