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These 22 essays are intended for serious thinkers, as they are provocative and often iconoclastic. There are many new ideas, daring perspectives, and challenging modes of interpretation of concepts that readers may have mistakenly thought they understood.... I am equally sure that readers will enjoy and benefit from these essays.(Bruce J. West The Quarterly Review of Biology)
Robert Rosen was professor emeritus of biophysics at Dalhousie University and the author of books including Life Itself (Columbia 1991), Principles of Mathematical Biology, and Principles of Measurement.
I am very astonished that Robert Rosen did not get the full attention he deserves. Rosen has brought up many fundamental ideas in biology that well deserve reading.Published 22 months ago by Ronald Cicurel
This book is a powerfil critique of reductionist and/or simulation (modeling) approach to mind/body problem, and "what is life" question. Read morePublished on March 31, 2004 by vs
Robert Rosen died in December of 1998 after a long bout with diabetes and its complications. He left a significant quantity of unpublished notes and had this book in the... Read morePublished on March 13, 2002 by Donald C. Mikulecky
Dr. Rosen was a great man and this collection of essays follows on a number of foundational and classic works. Read morePublished on May 25, 2001 by Doug Walton