A Devil's Chaplain: Reflections on Hope, Lies, Science, and Love

A Devil's Chaplain: Reflections on Hope, Lies, Science, and Love

Richard Dawkins


The first number of essays from popular scientist and best-selling writer Richard Dawkins.

 

Richard Dawkins's essays are an enthusiastic testomony to the facility of rigorous, clinical exam, they usually span many various corners of his own lifestyles. He revisits the meme, the unit of cultural details that he named and wrote approximately in his groundbreaking paintings The egocentric Gene. He makes relocating tributes to buddies and co-workers, together with a eulogy for novelist Douglas Adams; he stocks correspondence with the evolutionary biologist Stephen Jay Gould; and he visits with the famed paleoanthropologists Richard and Maeve Leakey at their African natural world guard. He concludes the essays with a vibrant notice to his ten-year-old daughter, reminding her to stay curious, to invite questions, and to stay the tested life.

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