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The Selfish Gene

40th Anniversary Edition

Richard Dawkins

PREVIEW

The Selfish Gene (1976) by Richard Dawkins outlines theories and research in the field of evolutionary biology to explain the importance of the gene as the most significant unit of analysis in natural selection.

The common understanding of natural selection is that altruistic behavior has evolutionary advantages because on average, it benefits the species as a whole...

Book Cover for "The Selfish Gene"

PREVIEW

The Selfish Gene (1976) by Richard Dawkins outlines theories and research in the field of evolutionary biology to explain the importance of the gene as the most significant unit of analysis in natural selection.

The common understanding of natural selection is that altruistic behavior has evolutionary advantages because on average, it benefits the species as a whole...