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The Joshua Lederberg Papers

Title:
Letter from Eugene P. Wigner to Joshua Lederberg Annotation pdf (88,445 Bytes) ocr (2,376 Bytes)
Letter from Eugene P. Wigner to Joshua Lederberg
Description:
Item is a photocopy.
Number of Image Pages:
1 (88,445 Bytes)
Date:
1969-05-12 (May 12, 1969)
Creator:
Wigner, Eugene P.
Recipient:
Lederberg, Joshua
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of Martha W. Upton.
Relation:
Lederberg Grouping: SAM Science and Man Series
Box Number: 106
Folder Number: 52
Unique Identifier:
BBGDVF
Accession Number:
92
Document Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Writings
SubSeries: Science and Man
Folder: S130: "Man Can Be Called 'Machine' -- But A Most Complex One" (28 December 1968)
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2005-03-21
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Annotation by Joshua Lederberg:
KW: mechanistic philosophy:
Dear Joshua, Thank you very much for letting me have a copy of your article .  .
 --- Let me tell you in the meantime that I cannot share your optimism
 concerning the explanation of the phenomenon of life in terms of present-day
 physics.  If I look back into the past, I realize that the existence of an
 electromagnetic field could have been denied with arguments very similar to
 those now being advanced to claim the applicability of present-day physics to
 life.;

jl 9/2/00