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Richard Dawkins

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Richard Dawkins and the Making of a Scientist

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Evolutionary biologist and famous atheist Richard Dawkins discusses his childhood, his intellectual development, and the story of how he came to write The Selfish Gene, considered by many to be one of the most important books of the 20th century. His first memoir, An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist is about his childhood in colonial Africa, the beginning of his career as a skeptic in boarding school by refusing to kneel for prayer in chapel, and his intellectual awakening at Oxford.

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How We Know What's Really True

Monday, January 02, 2012

Evolutionary biologist and author of The Magic of Reality: How We Know What's Really True, Richard Dawkins, talks about his new graphic science book illustrated by Dave McKean which explores what we should teach our kids about science and the world and why. 

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How We Know What's Really True

Monday, October 03, 2011

Richard Dawkins, evolutionary biologist and author talks about his new graphic science book, The Magic of Reallity: How We Know What's Really True, illustrated by Dave McKean, which explores what we should teach our kids about science, the world and why.

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An Equation for Good

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

In a brief snippet from a conversation Robert had with Richard Dawkins at the 92 Street Y in New York City, we learn that natural selection is often a brutal arms race, inherently full of suffering and cruelty. But if Darwin's big idea is really predicated on pain and selfishness, ...

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The Good Show

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

If natural selection boils down to survival of the fittest, how do you explain why one creature might stick its neck out for another?

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Happy Birthday, Evolution!

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Richard Dawkins, biologist, "professor of the Public Understanding of Science" at Oxford University author of many books on science, most recently, The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution, talks about Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species, which was published on 24 November 1859.

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Making the Case for Evolution

Monday, October 19, 2009

Richard Dawkins, biologist and Professor of the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford University, discusses his latest book, The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution.

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Big Science

Monday, October 19, 2009

Richard Dawkins preached atheism in his last book, now he’s making the case for evolution, whatever one’s beliefs, in The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution. Plus, Robert Reich; Frans de Waal on compassion and competition; the New Jersey gubernatorial debate; and the word of the day.

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Unweaving the Rainbow

Saturday, December 18, 2004

History is full of poets who have extolled the wonders of nature. And in his book Unweaving the Rainbow, the brilliant Oxford University biologist Richard Dawkins professes that he is equally amazed at the poetry of the natural world. His latest book on evolution is called The ...

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