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What is life? : the physical aspect of the living cell ; with, Mind and matter ; & Autobiographical sketches

Author: Erwin Schrödinger
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©1992 (2012 printing)
Series: Canto classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What Is Life?" is Nobel laureate Erwin Schrödinger's exploration of the question which lies at the heart of biology. His essay, "Mind and Matter," investigates what place consciousness occupies in the evolution of life, and what part the state of development of the human mind plays in moral questions. "Autobiographical Sketches" offers a fascinating fragmentary account of his life as a background to his scientific  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiography
Biography
Named Person: Erwin Schrödinger; Erwin Schrödinger; Erwin Schrödinger
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erwin Schrödinger
ISBN: 9781107604667 1107604664
OCLC Number: 793505552
Description: viii, 184 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: What is life? --
Mind and matter --
Autobiographical sketches.
Series Title: Canto classics.
Other Titles: Mind and matter
Autobiographical sletches
Responsibility: Erwin Schrödinger.

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Nobel laureate Erwin Schroedinger's What is Life? is one of the great science classics of the twentieth century. The philosopher Karl Popper hailed it as a 'beautiful and important book' by 'a great  Read more...

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