The Selfish Gene

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This book tells of the selfish gene. A world of savage competition, ruthless exploitation, and deceit. But what of the acts of apparent altruism in nature the bees who commit suicide when they sting to protect the hive, for example? Professor ... Continua
Ha scritto il 19/08/13
翻譯的不流暢,過多假設性問題擾論主題。不過見解有獨到之處。
Ha scritto il 16/10/12
very very interesting view on the evolution, from the point of view of the small Dna fragments that survive if they manage to be transmitted to the next generations. A classic of science literature, deserving all its fame. Also the introduction of ...Continua
Ha scritto il 05/11/10
Don't know why .... It is the second books from the same author that I have to abandon ... I did try hard to read on. But the topic did not touch me.
Ha scritto il 07/03/10
Un MUST!
Credo nel '76 abbia aperto gli occhi a molti. Se volete farvi aprire gli occhi leggetelo anche voi! Cambiera' il modo in cui vedete gli animali, le piante e l'uomo stesso, insomma tutte le "survival machines" come le chiama Dawkins:"They are in you ...Continua
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Ha scritto il 13/02/10
Very interesting book and changed the way I thought about living things and biology. I wish I had read this earlier.

Ha scritto il Jun 26, 2011, 06:09
[The war of attrition] can be thought of as arising in a species that never engages in dangerous combat, perhaps a well-armoured species in which injury is very unlikely. All disputes in this species are settled by conventional posturing. A contest ...Continua
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