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A project by Stephen L. Talbott

The noncomputational life of organisms (2)

TWENTIETH-CENTURY CELL BIOLOGIST, Paul Weiss: “In contrast to a machine, the cell interior is heaving and churning all the time...The only thing that remains predictable amidst the erratic stirring of the molecular population of the cytoplasm and its substructures is the overall pattern of dynamics which keeps the component activities in definable bounds of orderly restraints” (1973, p. 40).

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