June 2011
Ludus Vitalis;2011, Vol. 19 Issue 35, p289
Academic Journal
The article endorses and complements views on the conflict between self-organization (SO) and natural selection (NS), based on the Newtonian formulation of inertia. According the to the formula, the intrinsic state of matter which is inactive or inert can be moved by external forces. It considers Jean Baptiste Lamarck as one of the precursors of SO while Charles Darwin as the icon of evolutionary biology.


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