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Mind from Matter? An Essay on Evolutionary Epistemology

Delbruck, Max

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ISBN 10: 0865423067 / ISBN 13: 9780865423060
Editorial: Blackwell Scientific Publications, Palo Alto, California, 1986
Condición: Near Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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ix, 290p. A near fine copy, the spine of which is moderately cocked, in a near fine d.j. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. N° de ref. de la librería 019337

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Título: Mind from Matter? An Essay on Evolutionary ...

Editorial: Blackwell Scientific Publications, Palo Alto, California

Año de publicación: 1986

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Near Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Near Fine

Edición: First Edition.

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How was it possible for that thing we call `mind' to come into being? If natural selection applies, how did the evolutionary process give rise to minds capable of profound insights into mathematics, the structure of matter and the nature of life itself? How could the capacity for knowing and understanding have grown out of inert matter? In this book Max Delbrck calls upon his unusual career in physics and later in biology to analyse these fundamental questions. He traces organic evolution from bacteria to man, and explains how biochemistry, genetics and molecular biology have done so much to advance our understanding of that process. Professor Delbruck was honoured with the Nobel Prize in 1969 for his pioneering studies in viral genetics. After his death in 1981, this manuscript was completed by his collaborators.

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