This highly readable theory of life and its origins offers a non-technical discussion of a chemical perspective on the fundamental organisation of living systems. Essays on the biological and philosophical significance of Ganti's work of thirty years indicate not only its enduring theoretical significance, but also the continuing relevance and heuristic power of Ganti's insights.The DNA model developed by James Watson and Francis Crick was far more fruitful. A whole new disciplinea molecular biology a was generated by it. building an extremely successful abstract model upon the basic unit of ... It is a matter of controversy among philosophers of science whether this formal approach to models describes the kinds of things scientists talk about when they refer to models.
|Title||:||The Principles of Life|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press - 2003-09-18|