A New Science of Life: The Hypothesis of Formative Causation

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J.P. Tarcher, 1981 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 277 pages
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What is the nature of life, and how are the shapes and instincts of living organisms determined? Sheldrake's hypothesis, "Formative Causation", proposes that form and function of all living things are passed to succeeding generations by "morphogenetic fields" that extend through space and time.

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Contents

Preface
9
MORPHOGENETIC FIELDS
12
The Unsolved Problems of Biology
17
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About the author (1981)

Rupert Sheldrake is the former director of studies in biochemistry and cell biology at Cambridge University. He lives in London.

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