Berlinski tempts Peter Robinson to ask him whether he still considers himself an agnostic.
I also have a scheme that I believe can defeat the generalized second law. My scheme is called “intelligence.”
Universal Darwinism is the belief that Darwin’s theory can be applied fruitfully to many scientific disciplines, not just to biology.
A paper likens the proteome to a language with a “quasi-universal grammar” possessing the minimum complexity necessary to function as a cell.
Theorists hope to alleviate a deficiency in Shannon information theory, which dealt only with the structure of a communication, not its semantics.