The first of a series of podcasts with Richard Dawkins.
Richard Dawkins talks about the origin of his selfish gene theory.
The second in a series of podcasts from Richard Dawkins.
Richard Dawkins talks about Claude Shannon and information theory.
Dawkins talks about Helena Cronin and the dichotomy of theories about sexual selection.
In the fourth podcast from Richard Dawkins, he talks about Fred Hoyle and the beginning of the universe.
This week, Dawkins talks about how he links together the scientists in his book. He provides an example while talking about three connecting scientists: Niko Tinbergen, Ernst Mayr, and Edward O. Wilson. He refers to how he treated them as a daisy chain – with a single connecting thread linking them.
What do scientists say about the “soul”? How does Richard Dawkins answer the question: “why are we here?”
In Spring 2010, Lauren and Michelle decided it was time Oxford University Press got a podcast, and by September, The Oxford Comment was born. Reporting at special events, live on the street, and from the “studio,” each episode features commentary from Oxford authors and friends of the Press.