Darwinian Fairytales

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Avebury, 1995 - Science - 225 pages
Whatever your opinion of 'Intelligent Design, ' you'll find Stove's criticism of what he calls 'Darwinism' difficult to stop reading. Stove's blistering attack on Richard Dawkins' 'selfish genes' and 'memes' is unparalleled and unrelenting. A discussion of spiders who mimic bird droppings is alone worth the price of the book. Darwinian Fairytales should be read and pondered by anyone interested in sociobiology, the origin of altruism, and the awesome process of evolution. --Martin Gardner, author of Did Adam and Eve Have Navels?: Debunking Pseudoscience

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Darwinian Fairytales : Selfish Genes, Errors of Heredity and Other Fables of Evolution

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Like a clever agnostic in Sunday school, Stove (Scientific Irrationalism) relentlessly frustrates Darwinism in this posthumous collection of 11 linked essays. To the chagrin of creationists, however ... Read full review

Contents

Darwinisms Dilemma
1
Where Darwin First Went Wrong about Man
13
But what about War Pestilence and All That?
31
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David Stove taught philosophy at the University of New South Wales & until his retirement in 1988, at the University of Sydney.

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