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Clockwork garden : on the mechanistic reduction of living things

Author: Roger J Faber
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 1986.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Faber, Roger J., 1931-
Clockwork garden.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 1986
(DLC) 85028408
(OCoLC)12836992
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger J Faber
ISBN: 0585083444 9780585083445
OCLC Number: 43475488
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 268 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Wholes and parts : introductory survey --
The case for mechanism --
Reduction and common sense --
Teleology : reducing cybernetics --
Teleology : goals and adaptations --
Teleology : selectionism --
Nonreductive physicalism --
Mental events in prequantal atomism --
Potentiality in the quantum theory --
Mental events in an indefinite world --
Notes for a quantal world picture.
Responsibility: Roger J. Faber.

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