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What Is Life?: The Intellectual Pertinence of Erwin Schrödinger

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Erwin Schrödinger (1887–1961) is best known as a co-recipient of the 1933 Nobel Prize in Physics for his development of a mathematical description of quantum mechanics. Today, many experts also consider him the father of bioengineering, and philosophers grant him an important role in the development of an ecological philosophy of nature. Here, four leading scientists and ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published February 28th 2011 by Stanford University Press
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The essay on "Exorcising Schrodinger's Ghost" was particularly interesting.
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