The Genius of Charles Darwin

Published on 15th February 2018 by

The Genius of Charles Darwin is a three part 2008 Channel 4 documentary series written and presented by evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins, who is very well known for his criticism of creationism. The series won the award for Best TV Documentary Series in 2008 at the British Broadcast Awards. We have all three episodes of the series available to watch here on Documentary Vine, details about each episode are provided below.

Episode 1: Life, Darwin & Everything

In the first episode Dawkins explains the basic mechanisms of natural selection, and explains how Darwin developed his theory. He also touches upon the idea of genetic immunity.

Episode 2: The Fifth Ape

In the second episode Richard Dawkins deals with some of the philosophical and social ramifications of the theory of evolution.

Episode 3: God Strikes Back

In the third and final episode, Dawkins explains why Darwin’s theory is one of history’s most controversial ideas.

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