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If we are, in part, a product of our genes, can free will exist? Incisive and engaging, this indispensable tour of evolutionary biology runs the gamut of contemporary debates, from science and religion to our place in the universe.
©2007 Bellevue Literary Press; (P)2009 Audible, Inc.

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"Combining humane sensibility with common sense, wisdom, knowledge, wit, and sheer intelligence, David Barash's writing is a tonic for the mind." (Richard Dawkins)

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  • Thomas
  • Abingdon, United Kingdom
  • 12-13-10

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What a great listen. David Barash skillfully combines aspects of science, philosophy and the arts into a beautifully accessible and listenable book. The narration is also first-rate.