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"Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish." -- Richard Dawkins
Clinton Richard Dawkins, FRS, FRSL (born 26 March 1941) is a British ethologist and evolutionary biologist. He is a fellow of New College, Oxford, and was the University of Oxford's Professor for Public Understanding of Science from 1995 until 2008.

Dawkins came to prominence with his 1976 book The Selfish Gene, which popularised the gene-centered view of evolution and introduced the term meme. In 1982, he introduced into evolutionary biology an influential concept, presented in his book The Extended Phenotype, that the phenotypic effects of a gene are not necessarily limited to an organism's body, but can stretch far into the environment, including the bodies of other organisms.

Dawkins is an atheist and supporter of the Brights movement, and is well-known for his criticism of creationism and intelligent design. In his 1986 book The Blind Watchmaker, he argued against the watchmaker analogy, an argument for the existence of a supernatural creator based upon the complexity of living organisms. Instead, he described evolutionary processes as analogous to a blind watchmaker. He has since written several popular science books, and makes regular television and radio appearances, predominantly discussing these topics. He has been referred to in the media as "Darwin's Rottweiler," a reference to English biologist T. H. Huxley, who was known as "Darwin's Bulldog" for his advocacy of Charles Darwin's evolutionary ideas. In his 2006 book The God Delusion, Dawkins contends that a supernatural creator almost certainly does not exist and that religious faith is a delusion...a fixed false belief. As of January 2010, the English-language version had sold more than two million copies and had been translated into 31 languages, making it his most popular book to date.

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Total Books: 176
Flights of Fancy Defying Gravity by Design and Evolution
Books Do Furnish a Life Reading and Writing Science
2021 - Books Do Furnish a Life Reading and Writing Science (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781787633681
ISBN-10: 1787633683
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Science & Math
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Outgrowing God A Beginner's Guide
2020 - Outgrowing God a Beginner's Guide [Chinese Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9787521719628
ISBN-10: 752171962X
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The Extended Selfish Gene
2019 - The Extended Selfish Gene [Chinese Edition] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9787508693279
ISBN-10: 7508693272
Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting
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The Four Horsemen The Conversation That Sparked an Atheist Revolution
Science in the Soul Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist
Science in the Soul Selected Shorter Writings
2017 - Science in the Soul Selected Shorter Writings (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780399592249
ISBN-10: 0399592245
Genre: Science & Math
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Climbing Mount Improbable
2016 - Climbing Mount Improbable (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780393354089
ISBN-10: 0393354083
Genre: Science & Math
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Brief Candle in the Dark My Life in Science
Brief Candle in the Dark Low Price CD My Life in Science
The Extended Phenotype The Long Reach of the Gene
2016 - The Extended Phenotype the Long Reach of the Gene (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780198788911
ISBN-10: 0198788916
Genre: Science & Math
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The Ancestor's Tale A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution
2016 - The Ancestor's Tale a Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780544859937
ISBN-10: 0544859936
Genre: Science & Math
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The Selfish Gene 40th Anniversary Edition
2016 - The Selfish Gene 40th Anniversary Edition [Oxford Landmark Science] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780198788607
ISBN-10: 0198788606
Genre: Science & Math
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A Devil's Chaplain Reflections on Hope Lies Science and Love
2016 - A Devil's Chaplain Reflections on Hope Lies Science and Love [Chinese Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9787508659503
ISBN-10: 7508659503
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Medical Books
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The God Delusion
2016 - The God Delusion (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781784161927
ISBN-10: 1784161926
Genres: Reference, Religion & Spirituality, Politics & Social Sciences
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Apetyt na cuda
2016 - Apetyt Na Cuda [Polish Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9788361710202
ISBN-10: 8361710205
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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The Blind Watchmaker Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe without Design
Brief Candle in the Dark CD My Life in Science
A Brief Candle in the Dark
2015 - A Brief Candle in the Dark (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780062288431
ISBN-10: 0062288431
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Religion & Spirituality, Science & Math
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Appetite for Wonder An The Making of a Scientist
The Blind Watchmaker
2014 - The Blind Watchmaker [Chinese Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9787508645957
ISBN-10: 7508645952
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2012 - Destejiendo El Arco Iris [Fabula Tusquets Editores - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2011 - Le Plus Grand Spectacle Du Monde [French Edition] (Paperback)
2009 - O Maior Espetculo Da Terra [Em Portuguese do Brasil] (Paperback)
2006 - Das Egoistische Gen [German Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
1996 - The Pocket Watchmaker [PENGUIN 60S] (Paperback)
1989 - The Extended Phenotype [Oxford Paperbacks] (Paperback)
1986 - Oxford Surveys in Evolutionary Biology 1985 [Oxford Surveys in Evolutionary Biology] (Hardcover)
God's Utility Function [Phoenix 60p Paperbacks] (Paperback)
O Gene Egosta [Em Portuguese do Brasil] (Paperback)
A Magia Da Realidade [Em Portuguese do Brasil] (Hardcover)