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Biology, history, and natural philosophy.

Author: Allen duPont Breck; Wolfgang Yourgrau
Publisher: New York, Plenum Press, 1972.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Biology, history, and natural philosophy.
New York, Plenum Press, 1972
(OCoLC)903913526
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allen duPont Breck; Wolfgang Yourgrau
ISBN: 0306305739 9780306305733
OCLC Number: 488162
Notes: "Based on the second international colloquium held at the University of Denver."
Description: xiv, 355 pages illustrations 24 cm
Contents: The autonomy of biology as a natural science / Francisco J. Ayala --
The model of open systems : beyond molecular biology / Ludwig von Bertalanffy --
Electronic mobility in biological processes / Albert Szent-Györgyi --
The evolution and organization of sentient biological behavior systems / Jay Boyd Best --
The evolutionary significance of biological templates / George Ledyard Stebbins --
Evolutionary modulation of ribosomal RNA synthesis in oogenesis and early embryonic development / Ronald R. Cowden --
Respiration as interface between self and non-self : historico-biological perspectives / Constantine J. Falliers --
Measurement theory and biology / Martin A. Garstens --
The transition from theoretical physics into theoretical biology / Walter M. Elsasser --
Scientific enterprises from a biological point of view / Håkan Törnebohm --
Historical observations concerning the relationship between biology and mathematics / René Taton --
A survey of the mechanical interpretations of life from Greek atomists to the followers of Descartes / Mirko D. Grmek --
The place of normative ethics within a biological framework / Arne Naess --
The evolutionary thought of Teilhard de Chardin / Francisco J. Ayala --
The use of biological concepts in the writing of history / Allen D. Breck --
What is a historical system? / Hayden V. White --
On a difference between the natural sciences and history / Stephan Körner --
Historical taxonomy / Robert E. Roeder --
Theories of the universe in the late eighteenth century / Harry Woolf --
Must a machine be an automaton? / John O. Wisdom --
Epistemology, the mind and the computer / Henryk Skolimowski --
Marginal notes on Schrödinger / Wolfgang Yourgrau.
Responsibility: Edited by Allen D. Breck and Wolfgang Yourgrau.

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