Richard Dawkins Looks Back on a Life of Intellectual Adventure

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 (Lalla Ward)

Evolutionary biologist Richards Dawkins joins us to discuss his latest book, "Brief Candle In The Dark: My Life in Science." In this, the second volume of his autobiography, Dawkins presents a series of flashbacks of his life as a "public understanding" professor, the controversy surrounding the publication of his landmark book "The Selfish Gene" and his own evolution into a public intellectual.


Richard Dawkins, evolutionary biologist and emeritus fellow, New College at Oxford University; author of "Brief Candle in the Dark: My Life in Science"