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Robert Rosen

Essays on Life Itself

€ 42.50



Taal / Language : English

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Preface ix
PART I: On Biology and Physics 1(56)
The Schrodinger Question, What Is Life? Fifty-Five Years Later
5(28)
Biological Challenges to Contemporary Paradigms of Physics and Mimetics
33(12)
What Is Biology?
45(12)
PART II: On Biology and the Mind 57(84)
The Church-Pythagoras Thesis
63(19)
Drawing the Boundary Between Subject and Object: Comments on the Mind-Brain Problem
82(14)
Mind as Phenotype
96(19)
On Psychomimesis
115(11)
The Mind-Brain Problem and the Physics of Reductionism
126(15)
PART III: On Genericity 141(56)
Genericity as Information
145(11)
Syntactics and Semantics in Languages
156(15)
How Universal Is a Universal Unfolding?
171(4)
System Closure and Dynamical Degeneracy
175(12)
Some Random Thoughts About Chaos and Some Chaotic Thoughts About Randomness
187(10)
PART IV: Similarity and Dissimilarity in Biology 197(74)
Optimality in Biology and Medicine
201(23)
Morphogenesis in Networks
224(22)
Order and Disorder in Biological Control Systems
246(8)
What Does It Take to Make an Organism?
254(17)
PART V: On Biology and Technology 271(70)
Some Lessons of Biology
275(8)
Bionics Revisited
283(14)
On the Philosophy of Craft
297(11)
Cooperation and Chimera
308(16)
Are Our Modeling Paradigms Nongeneric?
324(17)
References 341(6)
Index 347
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Paperback / softback
416 pagina's
Januari 1999
522 gram
216 x 140 x 25 mm
Columbia University Press us


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