Richard Dawkins – My Life in Science, Oct 3
Richard Dawkins is a British evolutionary biologist, ethologist, science writer, and outspoken atheist. In 1976, he published his first book, The Selfish Gene, which emphasized the gene as the key unit of biological evolution, and coined the term meme as the unit of cultural evolution. In 2013, Dawkin’s Appetite for Wonder chronicled “the making of a scientist” up to the appearance of The Selfish Gene. Now, with My Life in Science, Dawkins discusses his later life as “Darwin’s Rottweiler” and as a leader of the New Atheism movement.
- WHAT: Richard Dawkins — My Life in Science
- WHO: Richard Dawkins, Evolutionary Biologist
- WHEN: Saturday, October 3 — 1:15pm check-in, 2:00pm program, 3pm book signing
- WHERE: Morris Dailey Auditorium, San Jose State University, One Washington Square, San Jose
- HOW: In association with Commonwealth Club Silicon Valley.
- WHY: Because we’re curious creatures.
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