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The Selfish Gene - A Summary of Richard Dawkins landmark work in the field of biology

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About the book:The Selfish Gene is a landmark 1976 work in the field of biology: It puts the gene at the center of the process of evolution and explains how, when this is taken into account, genes must be seen as “selfish.” Author Richard DawkinsMoreAbout the book:The Selfish Gene is a landmark 1976 work in the field of biology: It puts the gene at the center of the process of evolution and explains how, when this is taken into account, genes must be seen as “selfish.” Author Richard Dawkins then uses this theory of gene selfishness to explain the massive variety of animal behavior observable on Earth.Richard Dawkins is an evolutionary biologist and author of influential and popular science books such as The Blind Watchmaker and The Extended Phenotype. He is also a committed atheist and an active critic of religion, to this end publishing his book The God Delusion and setting up the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science.Who should read this summary?- Everyone interested in the universe and their place in it.- Any student of biology or anyone with an interest in biologyAbout Blinkist Summaries:Blinkist summaries present the essential lessons from non-fiction books in a clear and memorable way that facilitates deep understanding.Blinkist is not just another book summary service forced to fit into your phone’s screen. Our format - called blinks - have been developed with your mobile device in mind from day one. Whether you want to make the most of your waiting time or just quickly get a handle on a new topic, our blinks fit smoothly into your everyday routine.