The Selfish Gene: 30th Anniversary Edition [3rd ed] 9780191537554, 0191537551, 9780199291144, 0-19-929114-4, 9780199291151, 0-19-929115-2, 9780191574061

The 30th anniversary edition of the million copy international bestseller, with a new introduction from the author. As r

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The Selfish Gene: 30th Anniversary Edition [3rd ed]
 9780191537554, 0191537551, 9780199291144, 0-19-929114-4, 9780199291151, 0-19-929115-2, 9780191574061

Table of contents :
Content: Introduction to 30th anniversary edition
Preface to second edition
Foreword to first edition
Preface to first edition
1. Why are people?
2. The replicators
3. Immortal coils
4. The gene machine
5. Aggression: stability and the selfish machine
6. Genesmanship
7. Family planning
8. Battle of the generations
9. Battle of the sexes
10. You scratch my back, I'll ride on yours
11. Memes: the new replicators
12. Nice guys finish first
13. The long reach of the gene
Endnotes
Updated bibliography
Index and key to bibliography
Extracts from reviews.

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