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The Greatest Show on Earth
The Evidence for Evolution
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Richard Dawkins

Published 2009 by Free Press in New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

Sifting through rich layers of scientific evidence, Dawkins' "The Greatest Show on Earth" is a stunning counterattack on advocates of "Intelligent Design," explaining the evidence for evolution while exposing the absurdities of the creationist "argument."

Table of Contents

Only a theory?
Dogs, cows, and cabbages
The primrose path to macro-evolution
Silence and slow time
Before our very eyes
Missing link? What do you mean, 'missing'?
Missing persons? Missing no longer
You did it yourself in nine months
The ark of the continents
The tree of cousinship
History written all over us
Arms races and 'evolutionary theodicy'
There is grandeur in this view of life
Appendix. The history-deniers.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [447]-454) and index.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
QH366.2 .D374 2009

The Physical Object

ix, 470 p., 32 p. of plates :
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1416594787, 1416597786
9781416594789, 9781416597780
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