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On Tuesday, February 19, 2002, at 01:50 AM, Grant Callaghan wrote:
>> > This is, of course, the
>> >holism versus reductionism debate, and very sterile it is too, IMO. I
>> >prefer GC Williams' characterisation of reductionism and holism in
>> >biology as a function of the size of the glassware used.
>> >John S Wilkins
>> >Head, Communication Services
>> >The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
>> >Parkville, Victoria, Australia
> Have you looked at the work going on at the Institute for Systems
> Biology in Seattle?
No. Should I (and why :-)?
-- John S Wilkins Head, Communication Services The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research Parkville, Victoria, Australia
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