[Humanist] 24.514 biology

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Tue Nov 23 07:44:20 CET 2010


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        Date: Mon, 22 Nov 2010 10:19:27 +0000
        From: Annamaria Carusi <annamaria.carusi at oerc.ox.ac.uk>
        Subject: Re: [Humanist] 24.503 biology
        In-Reply-To: <20101120080304.D379143FA1 at woodward.joyent.us>


Hi Willard,

Not an article, but a book:

Evelyn Fox Keller: A Feeling for the Organism. The Life and Work of  
Barbara McClintock.

Annamaria

On 20 Nov 2010, at 08:03, Humanist Discussion Group wrote:

>                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 24, No. 503.
>         Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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>
>        Date: Fri, 19 Nov 2010 08:24:11 -0600
>        From: sramsay.unl at gmail.com
>        Subject: Re: [Humanist] 24.499 biology?
>
>
> Hi Willard,
>
> On 18 November 2010 at 6:31, Humanist Discussion Group <willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk 
> >wrote:
>> I am looking for recommendations of the best essay on biology you  
>> have
>> ever encountered -- as we say in this country, a desert-island discs
>> sort.
>
> "What the Frog's Eye Tells the Frog's Brain," by Lettvin, Maturana,  
> McCulloch, and Pitts would be up there.  It's not explicitly about  
> computation, but is frequently cited in the AI literature.
>
> It's in *Proceedings of the Institute of Radio Engineers* 47, 1952.
>
> Steve
>
> --
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> Department of English
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> University of Nebraska-Lincoln
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