The Selfish Gene Character Descriptions

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Richard Dawkins

This atheistic proponent of Darwinian evolution and the "selfish gene" was born in 1941 and attended the Oundle School and the Balliol College, Oxford, earning a PhD in zoology. He later become an assistant professor and finally Assistant Professor of Zoology at UC Berkeley in the 1970s.

Charles Darwin

This eighteenth century naturalist joined a long sea expedition in order to observe life in places other than England and later developed. He published the theory of natural selection based on the observations begun on that journey. This theory is often attacked by religious leaders and groups.

Verno Copner Edwards

This person's evolutionary ideas, most famously set out in 1962 in "Animal dispersion in relation to social behavior," state that animals behave in ways that work for the good of the entire species, a conclusion the author stridently disagrees with.

Ronald A. Fisher

This statistician, geneticist, evolutionary biologist, and...

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