Chance and necessity: an essay on the natural philosophy of modern biology

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Vintage Books, Sep 12, 1972 - Philosophy - 198 pages
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The French biochemist explains his revolutionary theory of genetics and speculates on its ethical, political, and philosophical implications

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'Chance alone is at the source of every innovaton, of all creation in the biosphere. Pure chance, only chance, absolute but blind liberty is at the root of the prodigious edifice that is evolution ... Read full review

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Review and philosophical implications of modern molecular biology by one of its most famous practitioners. The question of the title is 'Chance and necessity?' He comes down heavy on the side of ... Read full review

Contents

VITALISMS and ANIMISMS
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ical vitalism scientistic vitalism the animist
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MICROSCOPIC CYBERNETICS
62
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