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A phenomenal read. Dan Dennett is a philosopher, yet he blends evolutionary theory into this book and does it well. Read morePublished 19 days ago by HHOMedia
The first 5 or 6 chapters are actually very good, not as good as any of Dawkins', but still pretty good. But gradually, it turns into a long-winded literature study. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Sheng
Great balance of judgement, discerning and detailed. If you have read some more entry level books on Darwinism and are hungry for something more subtle and intricate, I have no... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Zachary Howard Azeez
Absolutely brilliant. A clear-eyed look at who we are and where we come from.Published 10 months ago by Patrick
This is a terrific read for anyone, especially those in the sciences but really for anyone who wants a broader view of how the evolutionary process(and the seemingly infinite... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Tony
Reviewed by Dr. Andrea Diem-Lane
Daniel Dennett breaks his book up into three sections: the first deals with exactly what Darwin's dangerous idea is; the second section... Read more
I am a simpleton. My biology grade was something to blush about, and if I had this book 40 years ago when I was studying the basics of biology I would have tried for an A plus. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Pieter Reyneke
I wish I had gone to Tufts University and taken one of Prof. Dennett's courses. The meticulousness, good humor and sheer tenacity of his approach to a topic makes all his books a... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Jeff B.