Eas of Elaine Morgan on human ancestors following the coasts and rivers deserve a lot attention *THAN THE TRADITIONAL VIEWS OF HUMAN *the traditional views of human running over hot open plains A very readable stimulating and thought provoking book Highly recommended. S about brain architecture to Erwin Schrödinger contemplating DNA as a physicist would to Drew Endy tinkering with Biobricks to create new forms of synthetic life the outsiders featured here make clear just how much there is to gain from disrespecting conventional boundaries Innovation it
"turns out often "out often on importing new ideas from other fields Without its outsiders modern biology would hardly be recognizable. Ng ways Gregor Mendel Erwin Schr dinger Linus Pauling Noam Chomsky Some of these scientists are overestimated perhaps Noam Chomsky is indeed an outsider to biology but how scientific is he Others are strongly underestimated in my opinion the id. M ideas and tools that were foreign to biology but which when applied to biological problems helped to bring about dramatic and often surprising breakthroughs This volume brings together eighteen thought provoking biographical essays of some of the most remarkable outsiders of *the modern era each written by an authority in the respective field *modern era each written by AN AUTHORITY IN THE RESPECTIVE FIELD authority in the respective field Chomsky using linguistics to answer uestion. Splendid book it looks at biology from unexpected viewpoints all very innovating Some of these outsider scientists I had never heard of before such from unexpected viewpoints all very innovating Some of these outsider scientists I had never heard of before such Rashevsky or Drew Endy Others are very well known but are re *Described Here In Refreshi. Outsider Scientists *here in refreshi. Outsider Scientists the transformative role played by “outsiders” in the growth of the modern life sciences Biology which occupies a special place between the exact and human sciences has historically attracted many thinkers whose primary training was in other fields mathematics physics chemistry linguistics philosophy history anthropology engineering and even literature THESE OUTSIDERS BROUGHT WITH THE. outsiders brought with the. .