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The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature Character Descriptions

Matt Ridley
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Character Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.

Characters

Red Queen - This is an allusion to a character in Alice In Wonderland. The metaphor is meant to suggest a kind of treadmill where no matter how fast one runs, they stay in the same place.

Charles Darwin - This person was an English scientist and writer who fully developed a theory of evolution by natural selection in his book called The Origin of the Species published in 1859.

Richard Dawkins - This individual is the evolutionary theorist responsible for the influential Selfish Gene theory.

John Maynard Smith - This person...

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