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John Maynard Smith
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John Maynard Smith
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Direction in evolution

Direction in history

Free will

Science and religion

John Maynard Smith, who died in 2004 at the age of 84, was one of the major figures in 20th century evolutionary biology. He was professor emeritus at the University of Sussex.

Books by John Maynard Smith:

Evolution And The Theory Of Games

The Major Transitions In Evolution

The Theory Of Evolution

Books by Robert Wright:

The Evolution of GodNonzeroThe Moral Animal

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Lorenzo Albacete

Karen Armstrong

Daniel Dennett

Freeman Dyson

Francis Fukuyama

Owen Gingerich

Joseph Goldstein

Ursula Goodenough

John Haught

Andrew Newberg

Arthur Peacocke

Steven Pinker

John Polkinghorne

Robert Pollack

Omid Safi

Sharon Salzberg

Huston Smith

Brian Swimme

Keith Ward

Edward O. Wilson