Influencers

Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins FRS FRSL, born Clinton Richard Dawkins Nairobi in 1941 is a British ethologist, evolutionary biologist, and an author of repute. Educated at Oxford University he has taught zoology at the universities of California and Oxford. In 1995 he became the first holder of the newly endowed Charles Simonyi Chair of Public Understanding of Science at Oxford University. He is an emeritus fellow of New College, Oxford, and was the University of Oxford’s Professor for Public Understanding of Science from 1995 until 2008. Dawkins is known as an atheist. He is well known for his criticism of creationism and intelligent design.

His Books

  • The Selfish Gene
  • The Extended Phenotype
  • The Blind Watchmaker
  • River Out of Eden
  • Climbing Mount Improbable
  • Unweaving the Rainbow
  • A Devil’s Chaplain
  • The Ancestor’s Tale
  • The God Delusion
  • The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution
  • The Magic of Reality: How We Know What’s Really True
  • An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist
  • Brief Candle in the Dark: My Life in Science
  • Science in the Soul: Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist

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