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Good Books on Evolution

We know little about ourselves or the world without an understanding of evolution because everything evolves. Here is a list of some good books on the implications of evolutionary theory that I have read and recommend. For more information click on one of the links below. (** Books that had a special influence on my thinking.)

• Philip Appleman ~ Darwin (Norton Critical Editions)
. Philip Appleman ~ The Labyrinth: God, Darwin, and the Meaning of Life
• Barlow, Connie ~ Evolution Extended: Biological Debates on the Meaning of Life **
• Pascal Boyer ~ Religion Explained: The Evolutionary Origins of Religious Thought
• Richard Dawkins ~ The Selfish Gene ** 
• Richard Dawkins ~ The Blind Watchmaker: Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals …
• Daniel Dennett ~ Darwin’s Dangerous Idea: Evolution and the Meaning of Life **
• Ed Gibney ~ Evolutionary Philosophy
• Stephen Jay Gould ~ The Panda’s Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History
• Stephen Jay Gould ~ The Mismeasure of Man (Revised & Expanded)
• Julian Huxley ~ Evolutionary Humanism (Great Minds Series)
• George Levine ~ Darwin Loves You: Natural Selection and the Re-enchantment of the …
• Jacques Monod ~ Chance and Necessity: An Essay on the Natural Philosophy of Modern …
• Richard Morris ~ The Evolutionists: The Struggle for Darwin’s Soul
• Michael Ruse ~ Darwin and Design: Does Evolution Have a Purpose?
• Michael Ruse ~ Taking Darwin Seriously: A Naturalistic Approach to Philosophy
• Steve Stewart-Williams ~ Darwin, God and the Meaning of Life: How Evolutionary …
• E.O. Wilson ~ On Human Nature: With a new Preface, Revised Edition ** 
• Robert Wright ~ Nonzero: The Logic of Human Destiny ** 
• John Ziman ~ Technological Innovation as an Evolutionary Process