From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc.
This book is for thinking people who appreciate deep ideas.
Those all describe my experience of reading "Darwin's Dangerous Idea" by Daniel Dennett and could well describe your experience of this magnificent book.
Dennett does a good job of writing a philosophy book that can appeal to a wider audience.
This is a serious read for those seeking to understand the ramifications of Darwin's idea. Dennett is a philosopher, not a biologist, but he understands science. Read morePublished 1 month ago by A. Forsyth
Although a 521 page book, I felt as if I read a 900+ page book. This is probably because I frequently reread through sections for a more concise understanding. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mike Morgenstein
This is not your standard longwinded book. It does have some good qualities. But as I learned very gradually, the author takes a Christian perspective, and he is not quick in... Read morePublished 1 month ago by N. Coppedge
I had high hopes going into "Darwin's Dangerous Idea"! With evolution and natural selection being the main subject, what could go wrong? Read morePublished 1 month ago by LastRanger
Brilliant. One of the most important books ever written, without a doubt. Explains evolution and everything it results in with such clarity it's inconceivable you will not... Read morePublished 2 months ago by JWF Snuif
This was an enjoyable book. Maybe a bit difficult or lengthy for some readers. Dennett covers the full range of topics, but also includes philosophical, historical, mental(mind),... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Jim
This would be my "desert island" book. One of the most important books of my life. I would never want to be without a copy of it. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
The richest and most rewarding exploration of the power of Darwin's dangerous idea that i have ever read. Read morePublished 4 months ago by jack wildemann
I really enjoy reading Dennett's stuff and this one was particularly good.Published 4 months ago by Don