Richard Dawkins was born in Nairobi in 1941 and educated at Oxford
University. He has taught zoology at the universities of California and Oxford.
In 1995 he became the first holder of the newly endowed Charles Simonyi Chair
of Public Understanding of Science at Oxford University. His previous
bestsellers include The Selfish Gene (1976; second edition 1989), The Blind
Watchmaker (1986), and River Out of Eden (1995).
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