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Evolution in perspective : commentaries in honor of Pierre Lecomte du Noüy

Author: Pierre Lecomte du Noüy; George N Shuster; Ralph E Thorson; University of Notre Dame,
Publisher: Notre Dame [Indiana] : University of Notre Dame Press, [1970] ©1970
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Evolution in perspective.
Notre Dame [Ind.] University of Notre Dame Press [©1970]
(OCoLC)644113387
Named Person: Pierre Lecomte du Noüy; Pierre Lecomte du Noüy
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre Lecomte du Noüy; George N Shuster; Ralph E Thorson; University of Notre Dame,
ISBN: 0268004188 9780268004187
OCLC Number: 119654
Notes: Includes papers and comments read during a conference held at Notre Dame University on Oct. 23, 24, and 25, 1967.
Description: xviii, 282 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Can man start an evolution? / Sidney W. Fox --
Evolutionary parsimony / Ralph E. Thorson --
Some uncertainties of evolution / Pierre P. Grassé --
Man's place in nature / Morris Goldman --
Finalism in biology / Rémy Chauvin --
The role of finality in a philosophical cosmology / Jean Ladrière --
Time and finality according to Lecomte du Noüy / François Meyer --
Some observations on the philosophy of science in France / Edouard Morot-Sir --
Introduction to a debate on philosophical exigence / Henri Gouhier --
The future of man and the future of spirit / Dominique Dubarle --
Science and religion / Paul Weiss --
Deity as the inclusive transcendence / Charles Hartshorne --
Autonomy of man and religious dependence in the philosophy of Henry Duméry / Louis Dupré --
Commentary / Thomas Langan --
Lecomte du Noüy as biophysicist / Ralph W.G. Wyckoff --
Biological time and aging / Gerard Milhaud --
On time, information and life / Costa de Beauregard --
Pierre Lecomte du Noüy: instrumentalist and experimentalist / Charles Goillot --
The scientific career of Pierre Lecomte du Noüy / Karl K. Darrow --
Dinner address / Madame Lecomte du Noüy --
Reminiscences / Jacques Trefouël --
My memories of a great friend / A.S. Balachowsky --
Commemorative greetings / Paul J. Braisted --
The scientist's mission / Pierre Leroy --
Pierre Lecomte du Noüy and the conscience of our times / Henri Mavit.
Responsibility: George N. Shuster, Ralph E. Thorson, editors.

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