The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature

By Matt Ridley


Referring to Lewis Carroll’s Red Queen from Through the Looking-Glass, a character who has to keep running to stay in the same place, Matt Ridley demonstrates why sex is humanity’s best strategy for outwitting its constantly mutating internal predators. The Red Queen answers dozens of other riddles of human nature and culture — including why men p…


Published date: January 1, 1993
Type: Books
Genre: Nonfiction, Science

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