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I searched for a mind like this after attempting to get out from under centuries of confusing and precious philosophy, still taught at prestigious universities. Read morePublished on October 27, 2013 by L. T. Brockway
The book was listed as good, but the pages were yellowed. The definitions are not specific enough. However, it is still readable and not a serious problem.Published on October 23, 2013 by Wireless
I have discovered this book in 1972 and read it more than ten times since. It deals with fundamental notions in a clear, truthful and lightening way.Published on September 19, 2013 by LIRON JEAN MARC
Even though this book was written over 40 years ago, I was amazed how well it stands up to current scientific knowledge. Read morePublished on November 17, 2012 by Bryan Hamlin
Chance & Necessity begins with Jacques Monod observing that organisms appear to serve a purpose ('teleonomy') but that purpose in fact can be reduced to molecular biology. Read morePublished on October 15, 2012 by whiteelephant
A pioneering effort to examine the implications of modern biology on philosophy by the visional philosopher Jacques Monod. Read morePublished on February 6, 2010 by Crespo
I don't always agree with Monod. However, his exposition is clear and straightforward, which makes it easy for me, as a reader, to discern where my view diverges from Monod's. Read morePublished on December 1, 2009 by Yothgoboufnir
Life has purpose and direction. How a thing of such perfection as an eye could have arisen of its own in a directionless universe (or even one which favors the dispersion of order)... Read morePublished on January 20, 2003 by Brandon E. Wolfe