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The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Matt Ridley
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-05-27 - Publisher: HarperCollins UK

Shortlisted for the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-fiction 2011. Life is on the up.
The Most Intimate Revelations about the Rational Optimist
Language: en
Pages: 44
Authors: Jacob Ging
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03 - Publisher: Lennex

In this book, we have hand-picked the most sophisticated, unanticipated, absorbing (if not at times crackpot!), original and musing book reviews of "The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves." Don't say we didn't warn you: these reviews are known to shock with their unconventionality or intimacy. Some may be startled by
How Innovation Works
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Matt Ridley
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-25 - Publisher: HarperCollins UK

‘Ridley is spot-on when it comes to the vital ingredients for success’ Sir James Dyson Building on his bestseller The Rational Optimist, Matt Ridley chronicles the history of innovation, and how we need to change our thinking on the subject.
The Evolution of Everything
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Matt Ridley
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-25 - Publisher: Harper Perennial

Human society evolves. Change in technology, language, morality, and society is incremental, inexorable, gradual, and spontaneous. It follows a narrative, going from one stage to the next, and it largely happens by trial and error—a version of natural selection. Much of the human world is the result of human action
The Red Queen
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Matt Ridley
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-14 - Publisher: Harper Collins

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