Professor Richard Dawkins

Image for Professor Richard DawkinsNot currently available on BBC iPlayer

Beautiful Minds, Series 2 Episode 3 of 3

Duration: 1 hour

Professor Richard Dawkins reveals how he came to write his explosive first book The Selfish Gene, a work that was to divide the scientific community and make him the most influential evolutionary biologist of his generation. He also explores how this set him on the path to becoming an outspoken spokesman for atheism.

More episodes

Credits

Participant
Richard Dawkins
Participant
Richard Dawkins
Director
Jacqui Farnham
Director
Jacqui Farnham
Producer
Jacqui Farnham
Producer
Jacqui Farnham
Executive Producer
Sacha Baveystock
Executive Producer
Sacha Baveystock

Broadcasts

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss