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The Magic of Reality

How We Know What’s Really True

By Richard Dawkins
19-minute read
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The Magic of Reality: How We Know What’s Really True by Richard Dawkins

The Magic of Reality (2011) offers an introduction to scientific thinking by going through the ways scientists have explained natural phenomena once thought to be supernatural. Whether shedding light on the building blocks of the universe or explaining the origins of life, scientific reasoning has an answer.

  • Those curious about what the world is made of
  • People who like to look at stars
  • Skeptics wondering how we can be sure of what we know

Richard Dawkins is an ethologist, evolutionary biologist and a fellow of the Royal Society. He is the author of several books, most famously The Selfish Gene, which popularized the gene-centric view of evolution.

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