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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I seldom have chosen books as Picks for the Journal of Chemical Education that are not relatively recent (although there are precedents for this), but the current controversy over "Intelligent" Design ... Read full review

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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

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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