Principles of Life by Tibor Ganti
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Principles of Life
By Tibor Ganti

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Principles of Life by Tibor Ganti

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The exact scientific answer to these ancient questions are indispensable preconditions for the understanding of the origins of life, for the artificial synthesis of living systems, but also for some important social problems, such as the beginning and the end of the human life etc. Professor Ganti offers a radically novel approach to the problem: based on his theory of fluid (chemical) automata he proves that all living systems are basically program controlled self-reproducing fluid automata and that such automata behave as living systems. The simplest such construction-the chemoton-behaves as living, and all living systems have chemoton type organisation. This means that the chemoton model is the minimum model of life. The technical details have been published elsewhere: in this volume the logical train of though is presented in a clear and easily understandable manner. The first part gives a general view of the idea; the second shows its application to the biogenesis, the third gives the bac

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780198507260
ISBN-10: 0198507267
Format: Hardback
(252mm x 195mm x 17mm)
Pages: 220
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 18-Sep-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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