Darwin's Dangerous Idea
586 pages, 1996
science & nature1064 books
In a groundbreaking and accessible book, Daniel Dennett focuses on the theory of natural selection and explains how Darwin's great idea transforms and illuminates our traditional view of humanity's place in the universe.
Dennett vividly describes the theory itself and then extends Darwin's vision with impeccable arguments to their often surprising conclusions, challenging the views of some of the best-known scientists today.