The Genius of Charles Darwin

9:00pm Wednesday, September 8 on M4

It’s just over 150 years since the publication of Charles Darwin’s masterpiece, On the Origin of Species. In this conclusion to the Richard Dawkins’ Age of Reason season, Dawkins presents the ultimate guide to Darwin and his revolutionary theory of evolution by natural selection.

Monday 18 August 2008

As the 150th anniversary of the publication of Charles Darwin’s masterpiece On the Origin of Species approaches, Professor Richard Dawkins presents the ultimate guide to Darwin and his revolutionary Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection , which Dawkins considers the most important idea ever to occur to a human mind. In this final episode, as he meets creationists, scientists and the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dawkins examines why, despite a “mountain of evidence”, Darwin’s theory remains one of the most controversial ideas in history.

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