Richard Dawkins and long-time rival Denis Noble go head to head on the selfish gene | Who is right?

The Institute of Art and Ideas Jan 21, 2023

Biologist Denis Noble and evolutionist Richard Dawkins clash over the selfish gene. This excerpt was taken from Dawkins re-examined, featuring Richard Dawkins and Denis Noble.

Güneş Taylor hosts.
00:00 Richard Dawkins pitches his stance on evolution and the selfish gene
01:50 Denis Noble challenges Dawkins on the process of evolution
03:55 Richard Dawkins responds

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Denis Noble is an Oxford Professor and one of the pioneers of Systems Biology. He developed the first viable mathematical model of the working heart in 1960. Richard Dawkins is a British evolutionary biologist and author. He is an emeritus fellow of New College, Oxford and was Professor for Public Understanding of Science at the University of Oxford from 1995 to 2008.

An atheist, he is well known for his criticism of creationism and intelligent design.

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