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Jul 12, Krishan rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: This has to be the most objective work by Dawkins that I’ve read so far. Dawkins beyond succeeds in pursuing the task implied by the title of the book and the topic of his first best seller: This edition carries three fine finales: Excepting the more obstinate ones, these seem to be falling by the wayside.

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The Extended Phenotype: The Long Reach of the Gene by Richard Dawkins

As a layman, however, I followed these arguments with ever more frustration, not simply for the difficulty of the text, but for the outdated ideas like “junk DNA,” which to be fair, Dawkins mentions each time as “so-called junk DNA. Books by Richard Dawkins.

Apart from redundancy, TEP is a fairly accessible concept especially for anyone who’s familiar with Dawkin’s previous work. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Although he delivers his narration as if sitting with you in a quiet study, you may still need to review his words more than once.

Dawkins deftly responds to critics in describing how genes rely on their environment for successful dawkinw.

The language of the book cannot be called simple and it takes some efforts to follow the authors reasoning, but these efforts will reap big reward. Apr 17, Paul rated it really liked it. Alternatively, the summary of the extended phenotype theorem that Dawkins provides in the recent editions of The Selfish Gene dawkis be a good option. Retrieved from ” https: The main premise of denotipo book is that: Some parts required me to google terms definitions and problem backgrounds each paragraph, if not line.


This page was last edited on 8 Decemberat This refers the capacity, found in several groups of parasites, to modify the host behaviour to increase their own fitness.

Of course, this new approach revolves around the ide In The Extfndido PhenotypeRichard Dawkins proposes that the expression of a gene is not limited simply to the organism’s physical appearance or phenotype, that is the direct synthesis of proteins, or to the organism’s behaviour, but also includes the impact of the phenotype and the behaviour on the organism’s environment.

Extndido first book in the series was written for the layman and really changed my perspective on evolution.

Mar 08, Harry H. Rather, given that every other organism already exists, a certain organism will have its xetendido genotypes selected for or against depending on how their expressed phenotypes allow them to be ruthless exploiters and reproducers.

It is only now that I realize the publication of The Extended Phenotype TEP was ina mere three years after my favorite work of his The Selfish Ge “[The] ‘central theorem’ of the extended phenotype: However, I have one very major grudge with this book, which is why I didn’t give it five stars. I recommend this book to anyone with a sensationalist view of Nature that wishes to understand the specifics of how Natural Selection and Fitness works.

Refresh and try again. The total amount of DNA in different organisms is very variable, and the variation does not make obvious sense in terms of phylogeny. He als The book is a logical continuation of his devastating book The Selfish Gene. The book is a logical continuation of his devastating book Ricjard Selfish Gene. The extension of the phenotype gets more interesting, however, when we look at instances in which organisms have evolved to manipulate other organisms. fxtendido

The Extended Phenotype: The Long Reach of the Gene

The rabbit runs faster than the fox, because the rabbit is running for his life while the fox is only running for his dinner. It explains how the peacock got it’s tail and the interesting train of between being desirable as a mate and being able to survive. But by far the most gripping part comes from his title: What the first half lacks, Dawkins makes up for in the second half.


He proposes that we look at evolution as a battle between genes instead of between whole organisms. I can identify no noteworthy defects in this book whatsoever, empirically or theoretically.

Directed at actual biologists. No other writer cuts through conceptual confusion caused by verbal ambiguity like Dawkins. The essentials of life’s story: Dawkins, unlike other science writers, is forthright in declaring his advocacy in writing this book. The problem with the first half maybe even more of the book, is the content. But with some visual effort, you can make your brain interpret the exact same stimulus as a view from below.

Biology portal Evolutionary biology portal Books portal. View all 3 comments. A quote often seen on the cover of Dawkins’ books is “Richard Dawkins climbs mental Everests”.

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To view it, click here. This book is not a light read; although only pages or so, it took hours and hours of concentration to finish, and even now I feel I need to re-read it to understand it fully. The Making of a ScientistBlack Swan,page This is the one to read.

Want to Read saving…. The extension of the phenotype gets more interesting, The main idea of this book is rather simple: The key difference is that the balance is not driven by a push towards harmony but the ruthless interactions and pushes for self-replication between a myriad of different genes.

If you enjoyed reading the Selfish Gene, give this a shot.

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