The Calculus of Life: Towards a Theory of Life by Andrés Moya

By Andrés Moya

This booklet explores the intriguing global of theoretical biology and is split into 3 sections. the 1st part examines the jobs performed through well known scientists equivalent to Jacob, Monod, Rosen, Turing, von Bertalanffy, Waddington and Woodger in constructing the sphere of theoretical biology. the second one part, aided with a number of examples, helps the concept common sense and computing are appropriate formal languages to explain and comprehend organic phenomena. The 3rd and ultimate part is, surely, the main intellectually demanding and endeavors to teach the potential paths lets take to compute a phone - the elemental unit of lifestyles - or the stipulations required for a predictive idea of organic evolution; finally, a concept of existence within the gentle of contemporary platforms Biology. The paintings goals to teach that glossy biology is nearer than ever to creating Goethe's dream come real and that we've got reached some degree the place man made and analytical traditions converge to make clear the dwelling being as a whole.

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