Lewis Wolpert


Born
in South Africa
October 19, 1929

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Darwin, E.O. Wilson, Francis Crick, Steven Pinker


Lewis Wolpert CBE FRS FRSL (born October 19, 1929) is a developmental biologist, author, and broadcaster.

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He was educated at the University of Witwatersrand, Imperial College London, and at King's College London. He is presently Emeritus Professor of Biology as applied to Medicine in the Department of Anatomy and developmental biology at University College London.

He is well known in his field for elaborating and championing the ideas of positional information and positional value: molecular signals and internal cellular responses to them that enable cells to do the right thing in the right place during embryonic development. The essence of these concepts is that there is a dedicated set of molecules for spatial coordination of cells th
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Six Impossible Things Befor...

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How We Live and Why We Die:...

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Developmental Biology: A Ve...

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Principles of Development

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The Triumph of the Embryo

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A Passion for Science

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More books by Lewis Wolpert…
“في ثقافة اليوروبا تبدو أقرب عبارة للتعبير عن الاكتئاب هي "وهن في القلب" أو "القلب المتعب" ص 78”
Lewis Wolpert, Malignant Sadness: The Anatomy of Depression

“ثمة علاقة وثيقة بين الإكتئاب وغياب الدعم الاجتماعي والتعاطف العائلي ص 101”
Lewis Wolpert, Malignant Sadness: The Anatomy of Depression

“نقلاً عن Kay Redfield Jamison

"إن الإكتئاب مرض يُجبر الإنسان على التوقف وتأمل حياته والنظر إلى أعماقه نظرة وجودية مليئة بالتساؤلات عن ماهية الحياة والهدف من الوجود" ص 155”
Lewis Wolpert, Malignant Sadness: The Anatomy of Depression



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