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  • This is the first of a two part memoir that traces Dawkin's development as a child in Africa, his journey to England and his education at Oxford and culminates with the publication of 'The Selfish Gene' in 1976. Although subtitled, 'The Making of a Scientist', Dawkins gives a self-deprecating narrative that highlights the skills of his comrades and teachers while diminishing his own by comparison. He places chance as the arbiter of much of our fates and describes his own development as a student and a scientist and his success with 'The Selfish Gene' as very reliant on causal strings of events. If our mammalian ancestor had not been helped by the sneeze of a dinosaur about to devour it... (you get the idea). An interesting book but I'm looking forward to the second and a description of his development of as an atheist with attitude.

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  • An appetite for wonder

    Muito bom. Um tanto confuso as vezes devido ao formato digital.

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