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Eigen, Manfred 1927-

Works: 154 works in 435 publications in 4 languages and 4,575 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Games  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Honoree, Other, Editor, Author of introduction, Redactor, Creator
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Most widely held works by Manfred Eigen
Laws of the game : how the principles of nature govern chance by Manfred Eigen( Book )

45 editions published between 1967 and 1993 in English and German and held by 1,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steps towards life : a perspective on evolution by Manfred Eigen( Book )

25 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eigen shows that life on Earth is the inevitable result of certain chance events that took place in the unique history of our planet. He introduces how to interpret the molecular 'fossil record'. Part one are ideas that are justified scientifically. Part two shows important biological ideas and the final section summarizes developments in molecular biology
From strange simplicity to complex familiarity : a treatise on matter, information, life and thought by Manfred Eigen( )

20 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book presents a vivid argument for the almost lost idea of a unity of all natural sciences. It starts with the "strange" physics of matter, including particle physics, atomic and quantum mechanics, cosmology, relativity and their consequences (Chapter 1), and it continues by describing the properties of material systems that are best understood by statistical and phase-space concepts (Chapter 2). These lead to entropy and to the classical picture of quantitative information, initially devoid of value and meaning (Chapter 3). Finally, "information space" and dynamics within it are introduced as a basis for semantics (Chapter 4), leading to an exploration of life and thought as new problems in physics (Chapter 5). Dynamic equations - again of a strange (but very general) nature - bring about the complex familiarity of the world we live in. Surprising new results in the life sciences open our eyes to the richness of physical thought, and they show us what can and what cannot be explained by a Darwinian approach. The abstract physical approach is applicable to the origins of life, of meaningful information and even of our universe. [T]itle presents a vivid argument for a unity of all natural sciences. This unity engenders the 'complex familiarity' of the world in which we live and which can be described in 'strangely simple' theoretical terms, leading to new insights into the mysterious phenomenon of life."
The hypercycle, a principle of natural self-organization by Manfred Eigen( Book )

21 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book originated from a series of papers which were published in ""Die Naturwissenschaften"" in 1977178. Its division into three parts is the reflection of a logic structure, which may be abstracted in the form of three theses: A. Hypercycles are a principle of natural selforganization allowing an inte gration and coherent evolution of a set of functionally coupled self-rep licative entities. B. Hypercycles are a novel class of nonlinear reaction networks with unique properties, amenable to a unified mathematical treatment. C. Hypercycles are able to originate in the mutant distribution
Das Spiel : Naturgesetze steuern d. Zufall by Manfred Eigen( Book )

33 editions published between 1975 and 1996 in German and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stufen zum Leben : d. frühe Evolution im Visier d. Molekularbiologie by Manfred Eigen( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in German and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Idee der Universität : Versuch einer Standortbestimmung by Manfred Eigen( Book )

10 editions published between 1900 and 1988 in German and Undetermined and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

AnHifilich der 600-Jahrfeier der Ruperto-Carola-Univer sitat Heidelberg und parallel zu den tiber das ganze Jahr verteilten vieWiltigen Aktivitaten, Symposien und Festvor tragen der Universitat entschied der Gemeinderat der Stadt Heidelberg, sich nicht nur mit der "Stadt-Heidelberg-Stif tung" und deren Stiftungskapital von 2 Mio. DM, sondern auch mit einer Vortagsreihe an dem Jubilaumsjahr zu beteili gen. Schien es doch legitim, daB die Stadt, die seit sechs Jahrhunderten mit der Universitat lebt, tiber ihre traditions reichste Einrichtung nachdenken wollte. Als Titel der Vortragsreihe bot sich jener Titel an, den Karl Jaspers 1946 seiner Schrift tiber die Heidelberger Uni versitat gegeben hatte: Die Idee der Universitat. 1m Wintersemester 1985/86 und Sommersemester 1986 hielten sechs hervorragende Vertreter interdisziplinarer For schung und Lehre Vortrage, die in diesem Band zusammen gefaBt sind. 1m Wintersemester versuchten die Beitrage des Heidel berger Philosophen und Jaspers-Nachfolgers Prof. Gada mer, des Hamburger Wissenschaftssenators Prof. Meyer Abich und des Vizeprasidenten des Wissenschaftskollegs, Prof. Lepenies, den Standort der Universitat in der Ge schichte, der politis chen Gegenwart der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und im internationalen Vergleich zu bestim men. VI Vorwort 1m Sommersemester konzentrierten sich die Beitrage des Nobelpreistragers Prof. Eigen, Max-Planck-Institut Got tingen, Prof. Lubbe, Zurich und Prof. Habermas, Frank furt, auf die innere Entwicklung der Universitat und die Reformbestrebungen der letzten Jahrzehnte. In seiner Schrift "Die Idee der Universitat" bestimmt Karl Jaspers: "Die Aufgabe der Universitat ist die Wissen schaft. Aber Forschung und Lehre der Wissenschaft dienen der Bildung geistigen Lebens als Offenbarwerden der Wahr heit."
Perspektiven der Wissenschaft jenseits von Ideologien und Wunschdenken by Manfred Eigen( Book )

10 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in German and Italian and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grenzübertritte : drei Vorträge zur deutschen Literatur by Manfred Eigen( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in German and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die "ummessbar" schnellen Reaktionen : frühe Arbeiten (1954-1967) by Manfred Eigen( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in German and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Urgen : öffentlicher Vortrag anläßlich der Akademiesitzung am 6. Juni 1979 in Halle ... ; mit 3 Tabellen by Manfred Eigen( Book )

8 editions published in 1980 in German and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ko - Les : mit Sonderbeitr. von Manfred Eigen by Manfred Eigen( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in German and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Was bleibt von der Biologie des 20. Jahrhunderts? by Manfred Eigen( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in German and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Spiel : Naturgesetze steuern d. Zufall by Manfred Eigen( Book )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in German and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zufall und Gesetz bei der Entstehung des Lebens by Manfred Eigen( Book )

4 editions published in 1983 in German and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il gioco : le leggi naturali governano il caso by Manfred Eigen( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in Italian and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zufall : Vorträge( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in German and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chance and necessity; an essay on the natural philosophy of modern biology by Jacques Monod( Book )

8 editions published between 1971 and 1983 in German and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A philosophical statement whose explicit intention is to sweep away as both false and dangerous the 'animist' conception of man that has dominated virtually all Western world views from those of primitive cultures to those of dialectical materialists. Monod bases his argument on the evidence of modern biology, which shows, indisputably, that man is the product of chance genetic mutation. He draws upon what we now know about genetic structure (and on what we can theorize) to suggest an entirely new way of looking at ourselves. He argues that objective scientific knowledge, the only knowledge we can rely on, denies the concepts of destiny or evolutionary purpose that underlie traditional philosophies; and he contends that the persistence of those concepts is responsible for the intensifying schizophrenia of a world that accepts, and lives by, the fruits of science while refusing to face its momentous moral implications"--Publisher description
Molecular bioenergetics and macromolecular biochemistry; Meyerhof-Symposium, Heidelberg, July 5-8, 1970, with lectures of M. Eigen [and others] by H. H Weber( Book )

5 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Meyerhof Symposium on ""Molecular Bioenergetics and Macromolecular Biochemistry"" took place in Heidelberg from the 5th to the 8th of July, 1970. The timing was chosen to coincide with the creation of a new chair, in the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, in memory of OTTO MEYERHOF and the location was determined by the fact that so much of MEYERHOF'S scientific work was done in Heidelberg. The historical reason for the symposium was the urgent want of many leading biochemists and physiologists active in Molecular Biology to honour the memory of one of the greatest scientists in thi
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Steps towards life : a perspective on evolution
Steps towards life : a perspective on evolution
Alternative Names
Eigen, M.

Eigen, M. 1927-

Eigen, M. (Manfred), 1927-

Eigen Manfred

Èjgen, M.

Eygen Manfred

Manfred Eigen biofizyk niemiecki, noblista z chemii

Manfred Eigen chimico tedesco

Manfred Eigen Chimist german

Manfred Eigen chimiste allemand

Manfred Eigen Duits auteur

Manfred Eigen German biophysical chemist

Manfred Eigen německý biofyzik a chemik

Manfred Eigen químico alemão

Manfred Eigen tysk kemiker

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Manfredus Eigen

Манфред Ейген

Манфрэд Эйген

Эйген, Манфред

Эйген, Манфред (1927-....).

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מנפרד אייגן כימאי ביופיזיקלי גרמני

مانفرد أيغن

مانفرد آیقن

مانفرد آیگن شیمی‌دان آلمانی

مینفرڈ آئیگن

مینفرڈ ایگن

मॅन्फ्रेड आयगेन

만프레트 아이겐

アイゲン, M.

アイゲン, マンフレート



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