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This is a revised edition with a new afterword by Daniel Dennett. The Extended Phenotype carries on from where The Selfish Gene takes off. It is a fascinating look at the evolution of life and natural selection. Dawkins's theory is that individual organisms are replicators that have extended phenotypic effects on society and the world at large, thus our genes have the ability to manipulate other individuals. A worldwide bestseller, this book has become a classic in popular science writing.
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Susan Jane Smith, MA, DPhil (Oxon), FBA, FAcSS, FRSE is a British geographer and academic. Since 2009, she has been Mistress of Girton College, Cambridge.
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