作者 Dawkins, Richard
書名 The Extended Phenotype : The Long Reach of the Gene
出版項 Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 1999
©1999
國際標準書號 9780191024344 (electronic bk.)
9780192880512
book jacket
說明 1 online resource (305 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
系列 Popular Science
Popular Science
附註 Cover Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Preface -- Note to Oxford Paperback Edition -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- 1 Necker Cubes and Buffaloes -- 2 Genetic Determinism and Gene Selectionism -- 3 Constraints on Perfection -- 4 Arms Races and Manipulation -- 5 The Active Germ-line Replicator -- 6 Organisms, Groups and Memes: Replicators or Vehicles? -- 7 Selfish Wasp or Selfish Strategy? -- 8 Outlaws and Modifiers -- 9 Selfish DNA, Jumping Genes, and a Lamarckian Scare -- 10 An Agony in Five Fits -- 11 The Genetical Evolution of Animal Artefacts -- 12 Host Phenotypes of Parasite Genes -- 13 Action at a Distance -- 14 Rediscovering the Organism -- Afterword by Daniel Dennett -- References -- Further Reading -- Glossary -- Author Index -- Subject Index
By the best selling author of The Selfish Gene 'This entertaining and thought-provoking book is an excellent illustration of why the study of evolution is in such an exciting ferment these days.' Science 'The Extended Phenotype is a sequel to The Selfish Gene . . . he writes so clearly it could be understood by anyone prepared to make the effort' John Maynard Smith, London Review of Books 'Dawkins is quite incapable of being boring this characteristically brilliant and stimulating book is original and provocative throughout, and immensely enjoyable.' G. A. Parker, Heredity 'The extended phenotype is certainly a big idea and it is pressed hard in dramatic language.' Sydney Brenner, Nature 'Richard Dawkins, our most radical Darwinian thinker, is also our best science writer.' Douglas Adams 'Dawkins is a superb communicator. His books are some of the best books ever written on science.' Megan Tressider, Guardian 'Dawkins is a genius of science popularization.' Mark Ridley, The Times
Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Dawkins, Richard The Extended Phenotype : The Long Reach of the Gene Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated,c1999 9780192880512
主題 Natural selection.;Gene expression.;Genetics.;Evolution (Biology)
Electronic books
Alt Author Dennett, Daniel