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The Blind Watchmaker: Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe Without Design
By Richard Dawkins (narrator), Lalla Ward (narrator) and Richard Dawkins
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Brilliance Audio
Publication date January 3, 2012
Binding CD/Spoken Word
Edition Unabridged
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781455848133
ISBN-10 1455848131
Dimensions 1 by 6.25 by 5.25 in.
Weight 0.65 lbs.
Original list price $24.99
Other format details audio
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Despite the theory’s age, The Blind Watchmaker is as prescient and timely as ever. The watchmaker belongs to the eighteenth-century theologian, William Paley, who argued that just as a watch is too complicated and functional to have sprung into existence by accident, so too must all living things, with their far greater complexity, be purposefully designed. Charles Darwin’s brilliant discovery challenged the creationist arguments, but only Richard Dawkins could have written this elegant riposte. Natural selection: the unconscious, automatic, blind, yet essentially nonrandom process Darwin discovered—has no purpose in mind. If it can be said to play the role of a watchmaker in nature, it is the blind watchmaker. “Dawkins has done more than anyone else now writing to make evolutionary biology comprehensible and acceptable to a general audience.” —John Maynard Smith“As readable and vigorous a defense of Darwinism as has been published since 1859.” —The Economist

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Paperback
Book cover for 9780393304480 Book cover for 9780393315707 Book cover for 9780393351491
 
With Richard Dawkins | Reissue edition from W W Norton & Co Inc (September 28, 2015)
9780393351491 | details & prices | 466 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 1.50 in. | 0.84 lbs | List price $18.95
This edition also contains Blind Watchmaker: Why The Evidence Of Evolution Reveals A Universe Without Design
About: Richard Dawkins’s classic remains the definitive argument for our modern understanding of evolution.
Subsequent edition from W W Norton & Co Inc (August 29, 1996)
9780393315707 | details & prices | 400 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $18.95
About: Clarifies the seemingly implausible aspects of Darwin's theory, drawing on the famous watch comparison argued by William Paley, the eighteenth-century theologian
With Adeline Rucquoi | from W W Norton & Co Inc (January 1, 1988)
9780393304480 | details & prices | 6.00 × 8.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $10.95
This edition also contains Mille Fois A Compostelle: Pelerins Du Moyen Age
About: Clarifies the seemingly implausible aspects of Darwin's theory, drawing on the famous watch comparison argued by William Paley, the eighteenth-century theologian
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781455848133
 
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With Lalla Ward (other contributor), Richard Dawkins | Unabridged edition from Brilliance Audio (January 3, 2012)
9781455848133 | details & prices | 6.25 × 5.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $24.99
About: Despite the theory’s age, The Blind Watchmaker is as prescient and timely as ever.

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