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The Resource Brief candle in the dark : my life in science, Richard Dawkins

Brief candle in the dark : my life in science, Richard Dawkins

Label
Brief candle in the dark : my life in science
Title
Brief candle in the dark
Title remainder
my life in science
Statement of responsibility
Richard Dawkins
Title variation
My life in science
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Dawkins shares with us his infectious sense of wonder at the natural world, his enjoyment of the absurdities of human interaction, and his bracing awareness of life's brevity: all of which have made a deep imprint on our culture" --
Assigning source
provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Brief candle in the dark : my life in science, Richard Dawkins
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Flashback at a feast -- Oh, the things that are done by a don -- Lore of the jungle -- Go to the wasp, thou sluggard: evolutionary economics -- The delegate's tale -- Christmas lectures -- Islands of the blest -- Whoso findeth a publisher findeth a good thing -- Television -- Debates and encounters -- Simonyi professor -- Unweaving the threads from a scientist's loom -- The Taxicab Theory of evolution -- Extending the phenotype -- Action at a distance -- Rediscovering the organism: passengers and stowaways -- Aftermaths to The extended phenotype -- Constraints on perfection -- The Darwinian engineer in the classroom -- "The genetic book of the dead" and the species as "averaging computer" -- Evolution in pixels -- The evolution of evolvability -- Kaleidoscopic embryos -- Arthromorphs -- The cooperative gene -- Universal Darwinism -- Memes -- Chinese junk and Chinese whispers -- Models of the world -- The argument from personal incredulity -- The God delusion -- Full circle
Control code
ocn899226612
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
455 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062288431
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)899226612
Label
Brief candle in the dark : my life in science, Richard Dawkins
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Flashback at a feast -- Oh, the things that are done by a don -- Lore of the jungle -- Go to the wasp, thou sluggard: evolutionary economics -- The delegate's tale -- Christmas lectures -- Islands of the blest -- Whoso findeth a publisher findeth a good thing -- Television -- Debates and encounters -- Simonyi professor -- Unweaving the threads from a scientist's loom -- The Taxicab Theory of evolution -- Extending the phenotype -- Action at a distance -- Rediscovering the organism: passengers and stowaways -- Aftermaths to The extended phenotype -- Constraints on perfection -- The Darwinian engineer in the classroom -- "The genetic book of the dead" and the species as "averaging computer" -- Evolution in pixels -- The evolution of evolvability -- Kaleidoscopic embryos -- Arthromorphs -- The cooperative gene -- Universal Darwinism -- Memes -- Chinese junk and Chinese whispers -- Models of the world -- The argument from personal incredulity -- The God delusion -- Full circle
Control code
ocn899226612
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
455 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062288431
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)899226612

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