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Introducing the Silmans
DNA-mania
Problems with genetic determinism
Origin of the appeal of genetic determinism
Life is not a protein soup
Mapping the alternative metaphors
The Chinese Emperor and the poor farmer
The genome and combinatorial explosion
An organ of 30000 pipes
Is the genome the ‘book of life’?
The French bistro omelette
The ambiguity of language
The Silmans return
How is the genome played?
Is the genome a program?
Downward causation takes many forms
Other forms of downward causation
Where is the program of life?
Beginnings of biological computation
Reconstructing heart rhythm: the first attempt
The integrative level of heart rhythm
Systems biology is not ‘vitalism’ in disguise
Nor is it reductionism in disguise
Other natural rhythms
Novartis Foundation debates
Problems with bottom-up
Problems with top-down
Middle-out!
The organs of the body
The virtual heart
The Silmans find some tropical islands
The Silmans’ mistake
Genetic basis of cell differentiation
Modes and keys
Multicellular harmony
A historical note on ‘Lamarckism’
The Chinese writing system
Modularity in genes
Gene–protein networks
Fail-safe redundancy
Faustian pacts with the devil
The logic of life
The grand composer
How do we see the world?
At Aziz’ restaurant
Explanatory shift between levels
The self is not a neural object
Role of culture in our view of the self and the brain
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The Music of Life biology beyond the Genome

The Music of Life biology beyond the Genome

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