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The Blind Watchmaker

Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe Without Design

The Blind Watchmaker( )
Author: Dawkins, Richard
Series title:Penguin Science Ser.
ISBN:978-0-14-029122-3
Publication Date:Sep 2000
Publisher:Penguin Books, Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $19.95
Book Description:

From the author of The God Delusion, Richard Dawkins' The Blind Watchmaker has been acclaimed as the most influential work on evolution in the last hundred years. In 1802 the Rev. William Paley's argued in Natural Theology that just as finding a watch would lead you to conclude that a watchmaker must exist, the complexity of living organisms proves that a Creator exists. Not so, says Richard Dawkins, and in this brilliant and controversial book, the acclaimed evolutionary biologist...
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Book Details
Pages:448
Detailed Subjects: Science / Life Sciences / Evolution
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):18.517 x 11.278 x 2.362 cm
Book Weight:0.17 Kilograms
Author Biography
Dawkins, Richard (Author)
Richard Dawkins was educated at Oxford University and taught zoology at the University of California and Oxford University, holding the position of the Charles Simonyi Professor of the Public Understanding of Science. He writes about such topics as DNA and genetic engineering, virtual reality, astronomy, and evolution. His books include The Selfish Gene, The Extended Phenotype, The Blind Watchmaker, River Out of Eden, Climbing Mount Improbable, The God Delusion, and An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist.

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