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The Logic of Life

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4 out of 5
Based on 15 Ratings and 2 Reviews

Book Description

In The Logic of Life François Jacob looks at the way our
understanding of biology has changed since the sixteenth century. He
describes four fundamental turning points in the perception of the
structure of living things: the discoveries of the functions of
organs, cells, chromosomes and genes, and DNA.
Book Information
PublisherPrinceton University Press
BindingPaperback (9 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages368
Publication Date04/19/1993
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About Francois Jacob (Author) : Francois Jacob is a published author. Some of the published credits of Francois Jacob include The Possible and the Actual (Jessie and John Danz Lectures), The Logic of Life.
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About Betty E. Spillmann (Translator) : Betty E. Spillmann is a published translator. A published credit of Betty E. Spillmann is The Logic of Life.
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