River Out of Eden: A Darwinian View of Life, Richard Dawkins. 1995. Basic Books, New York, NY. 176 pages. ISBN: 0-465-01606-5. $20.00

River Out of Eden: A Darwinian View of Life, Richard Dawkins. 1995. Basic Books, New York, NY.... Book NotesRiver Out of Eden: A Darwinian View of Life, Richard Dawkins. 1995. Basic Books, New York, NY. 176 pages. ISBN: 0-465-01606-5. $20.00 SAGE Publications, Inc.1995DOI: 10.1177/027046769501500133 Ever since he coined the term "selfish gene" in his book of the same name to describe the true goal of evolution, Richard Dawkins has become one of the most highly regarded and widely cited evolutionary biologists. In Dawkins's view, the basic unit of evolution is not the individual but the gene. Human beings are vehicles of evolution - gene carriers whose primary purpose is propagation of their own genes. In this new book, Dawkins explains evolution as a flowing river of genes, demonstrating how genes meet, compete, unite, and sometimes separate to form new species. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society SAGE

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Book NotesRiver Out of Eden: A Darwinian View of Life, Richard Dawkins. 1995. Basic Books, New York, NY. 176 pages. ISBN: 0-465-01606-5. $20.00 SAGE Publications, Inc.1995DOI: 10.1177/027046769501500133 Ever since he coined the term "selfish gene" in his book of the same name to describe the true goal of evolution, Richard Dawkins has become one of the most highly regarded and widely cited evolutionary biologists. In Dawkins's view, the basic unit of evolution is not the individual but the gene. Human beings are vehicles of evolution - gene carriers whose primary purpose is propagation of their own genes. In this new book, Dawkins explains evolution as a flowing river of genes, demonstrating how genes meet, compete, unite, and sometimes separate to form new species.
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Book NotesRiver Out of Eden: A Darwinian View of Life, Richard Dawkins. 1995. Basic Books, New York, NY. 176 pages. ISBN: 0-465-01606-5. $20.00 SAGE Publications, Inc.1995DOI: 10.1177/027046769501500133 Ever since he coined the term "selfish gene" in his book of the same name to describe the true goal of evolution, Richard Dawkins has become one of the most highly regarded and widely cited evolutionary biologists. In Dawkins's view, the basic unit of evolution is not the individual but the gene. Human beings are vehicles of evolution - gene carriers whose primary purpose is propagation of their own genes. In this new book, Dawkins explains evolution as a flowing river of genes, demonstrating how genes meet, compete, unite, and sometimes separate to form new species.

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Published: Feb 1, 1995

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