Book Discussion on The Ancestor's Tale
Professor Dawkins talked about his book The Ancestor’s Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution, published by Houghton Mifflin. He… read more
Professor Dawkins talked about his book The Ancestor’s Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution, published by Houghton Mifflin.
He and his wife, Lalla Ward, read selections from the book which, modeled after Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, chronicles the process of evolution through a journey backwards in time. Beginning with humans, different species of life (described by the book’s narrator through "tales") join the journey as their reverse evolutionary paths converge with that of the travelers. Following the reading, Professor Dawkins answered questions from members of the audience. close
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