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Intellectual Pursuits of Nicolas Rashevsky : the Queer Duck of Biology / Maya M. Shmailov.

Maya M. Shmailov, author

Switzerland : Birkhäuser, [2016].

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  • Title:
    Intellectual Pursuits of Nicolas Rashevsky : the Queer Duck of Biology / Maya M. Shmailov.
  • Author: Maya M. Shmailov, author
  • Subjects: Rashevsky, Nicolas, 1899-1972;
    Rashevsky, Nicolas, 1899-1972; Mathematics; Biologists -- Ukraine -- Biography; Biomathematics -- History; MATHEMATICS -- Essays; MATHEMATICS -- Pre-Calculus; MATHEMATICS -- Reference; Biologists; Biomathematics; Science -- Life Sciences -- Biology -- General; Science -- History; Mathematics -- Applied; Biology, life sciences; History of science; Maths for scientists; History; Mathematics -- History & Philosophy; History of mathematics; Ukraine; Electronic books; Biography; History;
    Dewey: 510
  • Rights: Terms governing use: Copyright.
    Access restrictions: NON_PRINT_LEGAL_DEPOSIT
  • Publication Details: Switzerland : Birkhäuser, [2016].
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: An Overview: Rashevsky's Mathematical Biology. A Brief Sketch of Rashevsky's Life. Crossing Boundaries: When Interest Crystallizes. Rashevsky's Mathematical Biologist. 1st Arc of Intellectual Trajectory. Cell as a "Sphere". Exciting Nerves. An Outsider's Sad Lot -- Chicago Experiments in Mathematical Biology. In Search of a "Queer Duck". A Forward-Looking Policy in the Division of Biological Sciences. The Scientific Pathfinder. An Experiment in Scientific Procedure: The Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology. The Queer Ducks: The University of Chicago Group of Mathematical Biologists -- Scientific Experiment: Attempts to Converse Across Disciplinary Boundaries Using the Method of Approximation. Cell Division and Cellular Aggregates. Central Nervous System (CNS). Mathematical Biology of Human Relations: Laying Down the Foundation for Mathematical Sociology. Growing Up and Making a Name. Making "an Honest Woman" of Mathematical Biology -- Breaking Through the Iron Curtain. In Search of the Holy Grail: Discovering Form and Relations in Biology. Betting on a Dark Horse. A New Reign in Chicago. Towards the Golden Years -- How Experiments End: The Drama at Chicago. Pawns on a Chess Board. "Mustard Plaster". The End. Trotsky of Mathematical Biology. Last of the Mohicans -- Conclusions -- Bibliography.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9783319399225 (electronic bk.); ISBN 3319399225 (electronic bk.); ISBN (print); ISBN (print)
    10.1007/978-3-319-39922-5 doi; BNB GBB8L8669; System number: 019129954
  • Notes: Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-199).
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 199 pages) : portraits.
  • Series: Science Networks. Historical Studies, volume 55
  • Shelfmark(s): General Reference Collection DRT ELD.DS.356158
  • UIN: BLL01019129954

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