1st Edition

Evolution of Sameness and Difference



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ISBN 9789057025402
Published August 19, 1999 by CRC Press
356 Pages

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An analysis of the problem of how the sameness and difference in living things are controlled normally, in the course of development and maintenance, and abnormally, in the course of defective growth, tumours and cancer. Like everything else in life, the biological sameness and difference in organisms has evolved. An understanding of this biological evolution will help control abnormalities, such as those associated with birth defects and invasive, destructive tumours.

Table of Contents

 Tilling biology's pastures - life's samenesses and differences; "normal" biology - finding sameness in life's molecules; biology's shifting paradigms - contending with difference; devolution -reconciling sameness and difference; alternatives - evolution versus devolution.

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Stanley Shostak (Author)