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Evolution in perspective : commentaries in honor of Pierre Lecomte du Noüy / George N. Shuster, Ralph E. Thorson, editors.

; Shuster, George N. (George Nauman), 1894-1977, editor ; Thorson, Ralph E., 1923- editor ; University of Notre Dame, publisher
Notre Dame [Indiana] : University of Notre Dame Press, [1970] .
ISBN 9780268004187, 0268004188

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Other Authors Lecomte du Noüy, Pierre, 1883-1947.
Shuster, George N. 1894-1977,
Thorson, Ralph E., 1923-
University of Notre Dame,
Subjects Biological Evolution -- Congresses.
Biology -- Congresses.
Evolution.
Lecomte du Noüy, Pierre, 1883-1947
Lecomte du Noüy, Pierre, 1883-1947.
Philosophy -- Congresses.
Religion and Science -- Congresses.
Science -- Congresses.
Description xviii, 282 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1970]
©1970
Notes Includes papers and comments read during a conference held at Notre Dame University on Oct. 23, 24, and 25, 1967.
Contents Can man start an evolution? / Sidney W. Fox -- Evolutionary parsimony / Ralph E. Thorson -- Some uncertainties of evolution / Pierre P. Grassé -- Man's place in nature / Morris Goldman -- Finalism in biology / Rémy Chauvin -- The role of finality in a philosophical cosmology / Jean Ladrière -- Time and finality according to Lecomte du Noüy / François Meyer -- Some observations on the philosophy of science in France / Edouard Morot-Sir -- Introduction to a debate on philosophical exigence / Henri Gouhier -- The future of man and the future of spirit / Dominique Dubarle -- Science and religion / Paul Weiss -- Deity as the inclusive transcendence / Charles Hartshorne -- Autonomy of man and religious dependence in the philosophy of Henry Duméry / Louis Dupré -- Commentary / Thomas Langan -- Lecomte du Noüy as biophysicist / Ralph W.G. Wyckoff -- Biological time and aging / Gerard Milhaud -- On time, information and life / Costa de Beauregard -- Pierre Lecomte du Noüy: instrumentalist and experimentalist / Charles Goillot -- The scientific career of Pierre Lecomte du Noüy / Karl K. Darrow -- Dinner address / Madame Lecomte du Noüy -- Reminiscences / Jacques Trefouël -- My memories of a great friend / A.S. Balachowsky -- Commemorative greetings / Paul J. Braisted -- The scientist's mission / Pierre Leroy -- Pierre Lecomte du Noüy and the conscience of our times / Henri Mavit.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)119654
(OCoLC)ocm00119654
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