Proving Darwin : making biology mathematical / Gregory Chaitin.

Author
Chaitin, Gregory J. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : Pantheon Books, c2012.
Description
xvii, 123 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

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Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [115]-116) and index.
Contents
Problem Solvers and Theorizers -- Introduction: Overview of Proving Darwin -- Life as Evolving Software : The Evolution of Mutating Software -- The Human Discovery of Software : Turing and von Neumann as Biologists -- The Mathematics of Metabiology : Random Walks in Software Space -- Santa Fe Institute Lecture : A Mathematical Theory of Evolution and Biological Creativity -- Theological Aspects of Metabiology -- The Politics of Creativity (Social Darwinism--Social Metabiology) -- What can Mathematics Ultimately Accomplish? : Metabiology and Beyond -- Appendix 1: von Neumann's "DNA = Software" Paper -- Appendix 2: The Heart of the Proof.
ISBN
  • 9780375423147
  • 0375423141
LCCN
2011040689
RCP
N - S

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