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Product Description: At no time in American history has the United States had such a high percentage of theocratic members of Congress--those who expressly endorse religious bias in law. Just as ominously, at no other time have religious fundamentalists effectively had veto power over one of the country's two major political parties...read more
By Richard Dawkins (foreword by) and Sean Faircloth

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9780984493241 | Pitchstone Llc, February 15, 2012, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: While much of the public debate in the United States over church-state issues has focused on the construction of nativity scenes in town squares and the addition of "under God" to the Pledge, Faircloth, who served ten years in the Maine legislature and is now Director of Strategy & Policy for the U.

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9780984493258, titled "Attack of the Theocrats!: How the Religious Right Harms Us All - and What We Can Do About It" | Pitchstone Llc, October 15, 2012, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: At no time in American history has the United States had such a high percentage of theocratic members of Congress--those who expressly endorse religious bias in law.

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Product Description: [This is the Audiobook CD Library Edition in vinyl case.] Where did the universe come from? What was there before it? What will the future bring? And finally, why is there something rather than nothing? Lawrence Krauss' provocative answers to these and other timeless questions in a wildly popular lecture now on YouTube have attracted almost a million viewers...read more
By Richard Dawkins (other contributor), Lawrence M. Krauss and Simon Vance (narrator)

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9781455155613 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, January 10, 2012), cover price $55.00 | About this edition: [This is the Audiobook CD Library Edition in vinyl case.

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Product Description: The Selfish Gene caused a wave of excitement among biologists and the general public when it was first published in 1976. Its vivid rendering of a gene’s eye view of life, in lucid prose, gathered together the strands of thought about the nature of natural selection into a conceptual framework with far-reaching implications for our understanding of evolution...read more
By Richard Dawkins and Lalla Ward (narrator)

Miscellaneous:

9781455831654 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, October 4, 2011), cover price $44.97 | About this edition: The Selfish Gene caused a wave of excitement among biologists and the general public when it was first published in 1976.

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Product Description: Darwin is one of the most controversial scientists of all time his 1859 book on the origin of species, written after a 5-year evidence-gathering voyage on hms beagle, with a famous stopover in the galapagos, persuaded scientists that they had to take seriously the claim that all living things have evolved by natural causes from previously existing types moreover, he proposed the mechanism of natural selection, in which populations change according to trial and error the theory renders the genesis story of creation, and indeed the whole idea of a wise and benevolent designer, questionable there seems to be little room here for the immortal soul or transcendent moral values whilst materialists and atheists welcome this liberation from the shackles of ancient superstition, some religious believers accuse darwin of teaching us to behave like animals and thereby undermining the moral foundations of society we are still living with - and arguing about - the consequences of darwins commitment to the truths uncovered by investigative science this book ranges widely over his background, his travels, his discoveries, his lectures and teachings, and his personal lif...read more

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9781907486616 | Gardners Books, November 1, 2010, cover price $11.85 | About this edition: Darwin is one of the most controversial scientists of all time his 1859 book on the origin of species, written after a 5-year evidence-gathering voyage on hms beagle, with a famous stopover in the galapagos, persuaded scientists that they had to take seriously the claim that all living things have evolved by natural causes from previously existing types moreover, he proposed the mechanism of natural selection, in which populations change according to trial and error the theory renders the genesis story of creation, and indeed the whole idea of a wise and benevolent designer, questionable there seems to be little room here for the immortal soul or transcendent moral values whilst materialists and atheists welcome this liberation from the shackles of ancient superstition, some religious believers accuse darwin of teaching us to behave like animals and thereby undermining the moral foundations of society we are still living with - and arguing about - the consequences of darwins commitment to the truths uncovered by investigative science this book ranges widely over his background, his travels, his discoveries, his lectures and teachings, and his personal life

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Product Description: Over the last 500 years, life has been steadily transformed by the inventions of British scientists, and their landmark discoveries have revealed the astonishing beauty of the universe. This is the story of the flashes of inspiration experienced by generations of scientists as they realized they were about to change the world...read more
By James Dyson (foreword by) and Robert Uhlig

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9780007320677, titled "Genius of Britain: The Scientists Who Changed the World" | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, May 1, 2010, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Over the last 500 years, life has been steadily transformed by the inventions of British scientists, and their landmark discoveries have revealed the astonishing beauty of the universe.

Boasting almost one hundred pieces, The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing is a breathtaking celebration of the finest writing by scientists--the best such collection in print--packed with scintillating essays on everything from "The Discovery of Lucy" to "The Terror and Vastness of the Universe." Edited by best-selling author and renowned scientist Richard Dawkins, this sterling collection brings together exhilarating pieces by a who's who of scientists and science writers, including Stephen Pinker, Stephen Jay Gould, Martin Gardner, Albert Einstein, Julian Huxley, and many dozens more. Readers will find excerpts from bestsellers such as Douglas R. Hofstadter's Godel, Escher, Bach, Francis Crick's Life Itself, Loren Eiseley's The Immense Journey, Daniel Dennett's Darwin's Dangerous Idea, and Rachel Carson's The Sea Around Us. There are classic essays ranging from J.B.S. Haldane's "On Being the Right Size" and Garrett Hardin's "The Tragedy of the Commons" to Alan Turing's "Computing Machinery and Intelligence" and Albert Einstein's famed New York Times article on "Relativity." And readers will also discover lesser-known but engaging pieces such as Lewis Thomas's "Seven Wonders of Science," J. Robert Oppenheimer on "War and Physicists," and Freeman Dyson's memoir of studying under Hans Bethe. A must-read volume for all science buffs, The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing is a rich and vibrant anthology that captures the poetry and excitement of scientific thought and discovery.One of New Scientist's Editor's Picks for 2008
By Richard Dawkins (editor)

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9780199216802, titled "The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing" | Oxford Univ Pr, June 15, 2008, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Boasting almost one hundred pieces, The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing is a breathtaking celebration of the finest writing by scientists--the best such collection in print--packed with scintillating essays on everything from "The Discovery of Lucy" to "The Terror and Vastness of the Universe.

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9780199216819, titled "The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing" | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 4, 2009), cover price $18.95

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9781439191996 | Simon & Schuster, May 1, 2010, cover price $15.00
9781439164730 | Simon & Schuster, September 29, 2009, cover price $18.00

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9781846571756 | Abridged edition (Gardners Books, September 10, 2009), cover price $33.10 | also contains The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution

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Product Description: Richard Dawkins transformed our view of God in his blockbuster, The God Delusion, which sold more than 2 million copies in English alone. He revolutionized the way we see natural selection in the seminal bestseller The Selfish Gene...read more

Hardcover:

9781416594789 | Free Pr, September 22, 2009, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Richard Dawkins transformed our view of God in his blockbuster, The God Delusion, which sold more than 2 million copies in English alone.

Paperback:

9781416594796 | Reprint edition (Free Pr, August 24, 2010), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Richard Dawkins transformed our view of God in his blockbuster, The God Delusion, which sold more than 2 million copies in English alone.

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9781846571756 | Abridged edition (Gardners Books, September 10, 2009), cover price $33.10 | also contains The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution

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Product Description: ADVANCE PRAISE FOR "GODLESS" Valuable in the human story are the reflections of intelligent and ethical people who listen to the voice of reason and who allow it to vanquish bigotry and superstition. This book is a classic example...read more
By Dan Barker and Richard Dawkins (foreword by)

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9781569756775 | Ulysses Pr, September 1, 2008, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: ADVANCE PRAISE FOR "GODLESS" Valuable in the human story are the reflections of intelligent and ethical people who listen to the voice of reason and who allow it to vanquish bigotry and superstition.

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Product Description: Todo aquél que desde sus diferentes disciplinas y prácticas se pregunta acerca de cómo se construye la experiencia humana, contribuye con sus respuestas posibles a su construcción. Implicado en este preguntarse hay un nivel de reflexión que comparten todos los contribuyentes a este volumen y que está, por cierto, implícito tanto en el constructivismo como en el construccionismo social, y también en las posturas teóricas conexas que aquí se presentan...read more

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9788497840538 | Gedisa Editorial S A, March 30, 2008, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: Todo aquél que desde sus diferentes disciplinas y prácticas se pregunta acerca de cómo se construye la experiencia humana, contribuye con sus respuestas posibles a su construcción.

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Product Description: Successor to the highly acclaimed Encyclopedia of Unbelief (1985), edited by the late Gordon Stein, the New Encyclopedia of Unbelief is a comprehensive reference work on the history, beliefs, and thinking of America’s fastest growing minority: those who live without religion...read more
By Richard Dawkins (foreword by) and Tom Flynn (editor)

Hardcover:

9781591023913 | Prometheus Books, April 30, 2007, cover price $199.99 | About this edition: Successor to the highly acclaimed Encyclopedia of Unbelief (1985), edited by the late Gordon Stein, the New Encyclopedia of Unbelief is a comprehensive reference work on the history, beliefs, and thinking of America’s fastest growing minority: those who live without religion.

Edited and read by Richard Dawkins, this is Charles Darwin's seminal work examining evolution and the origin of species.
By Richard Dawkins (narrator)

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9781904605775 | 5 abridged edition (Csa Word, November 23, 2006), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Edited and read by Richard Dawkins, this is Charles Darwin's seminal work examining evolution and the origin of species.

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Presents a pilgrimage back through time, on which the readers meet up with fellow pilgrims and converge on common ancestors. This work represents the goal as being four billion years away, and the number of pilgrims joining grows vast - ultimately encompassing all living creatures. At the end of the journey lies the first, humble molecules.

Hardcover:

9780297825036 | Orion Pub Co, September 2, 2004, cover price $43.95 | About this edition: Presents a pilgrimage back through time, on which the readers meet up with fellow pilgrims and converge on common ancestors.

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