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The Evolution of Everything

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By Matt Ridley
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The Evolution of Everything: How New Ideas Emerge by Matt Ridley

The Evolution of Everything (2015) argues that the phenomenon of evolution – gradual change without goal or end – reaches far beyond genetics. Evolution happens all around us in economic markets, our language, technology and customs, and is what’s behind nearly all changes that occur in these fields.

  • Liberal thinkers
  • Anyone curious about the power and beauty of evolution outside biology

Matt Ridley is the author of several bestselling books including The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves, Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters and The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature. Ridley writes for The Times and the Wall Street Journal and is a member of the UK House of Lords.

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