The Selfish Gene
by Richard Dawkins
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Format: Soft Cover
Publisher: Oxford University Press:
8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. First published in 1976, this book is the 1999 printing, 352 pages, with the 1976 and 1998 Preface. "One by one Dawkins takes up the major themes of the new work in social theory: the concepts of altruistic and selfish behavior, the genetical definition of self-interest, the evolution of aggressive behavior, kinship theory (including parent-offspring relations and the evolution of the social insects), sex-ration theory, reciprocal altruism, deceit, and the natural selection of sex-difference." FINE-SOFTCOVER.