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About the Author
is a Fellow of the Royal Society and was the inaugural holder of the Charles Simonyi Chair of Public Understanding of Science at Oxford University. He is the acclaimed author of many books including The Selfish Gene
, Climbing Mount Improbable
, Unweaving the Rainbow
, The Ancestor’s Tale, The God Delusion
and The Greatest Show on Earth.
Visit him at RichardDawkins.net.