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The Resource Philosophy of Systems Biology : Perspectives from Scientists and Philosophers

Philosophy of Systems Biology : Perspectives from Scientists and Philosophers

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Philosophy of Systems Biology : Perspectives from Scientists and Philosophers
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Philosophy of Systems Biology
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Perspectives from Scientists and Philosophers
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Philosophy of Systems Biology : Perspectives from Scientists and Philosophers
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  • Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Contributors -- Getting to Know the Contributors -- Chapter 1: Introduction to Philosophy of Systems Biology -- 1.1 What Is Systems Biology? -- 1.2 Topics in Philosophy of Systems Biology -- 1.2.1 Reductionism and Emergence -- 1.2.2 Mathematical and Computational Modeling in Systems Biology -- 1.2.3 Explanations and Design Principles -- 1.2.4 Functional and Evolutionary Systems Biology -- 1.2.5 Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Science Education -- 1.2.6 Research Modes and Institutional Structure -- 1.2.7 Systems Biology as the Future of Medicine? -- 1.3 Future Perspectives for Philosophy of Systems Biology -- References -- Chapter 2: Systems Biology: Negotiating Between Holism and Reductionism -- 2.1 How and Why Were You Initially Drawn to Systems Biology? -- 2.2 How Do You View the Relation Between Philosophy and Systems Biology, and (How) Can These Fields Inform Each Other? -- 2.3 What Do You Consider the Most Neglected Topics and/or Contributions in Late Twentieth Century (Philosophy of) Biology? -- 2.4 What Have Been the Most Significant Advances in Systems Biology? -- 2.5 What Do You Consider the Most Important Problems in (Philosophy of) Systems Biology and What Are the Prospects for Progress in This Respect? -- References -- Suggested Readings by William Bechtel -- Chapter 3: A System Approach to Cancer. From Things to Relations -- 3.1 How and Why Were You Initially Drawn to Systems Biology? -- 3.1.1 The Thing-Processes Dichotomy -- 3.1.2 From Technology-Driven to Paradox-Driven Cancer Research -- 3.1.3 Searching for Meaning -- 3.1.4 Optimistic People -- 3.2 How Do You View the Relation Between Philosophy and Systems Biology, and (How) Can These Fields Inform Each Other? -- 3.2.1 Understanding by Relating
  • 3.3 What Do You Consider the Most Important Problems in (Philosophy of) Systems Biology and What Are the Prospects for Progress in This Respect? -- 3.4 What Do You Consider the Most Important Problems in (Philosophy of) Systems Biology and What Are the Prospects for Progress in This Respect? -- References -- Suggested Readings by Marta Bertolaso -- Chapter 4: Systems Biology in the Broad Sense -- 4.1 How and Why Were You Initially Drawn to Systems Biology? -- 4.2 How Do You View the Relation Between Philosophy and Systems Biology, and (How) Can These Fields Inform Each Other? -- 4.3 What Do You Consider the Most Neglected Topics and/or Contributions in Late Twentieth Century (Philosophy of) Biology? -- 4.4 What Have Been the Most Significant Advances in Systems Biology? -- 4.5 What Do You Consider the Most Important Problems in (Philosophy of) Systems Biology and What Are the Prospects for Progress in This Respect? -- References -- Suggested Readings by Fred Boogerd -- Chapter 5: Enactments of Systems Biology -- 5.1 How and Why Were You Initially Drawn to Systems Biology? -- 5.2 How Do You View the Relation Between Philosophy and Systems Biology, and (How) Can These Fields Inform Each Other? -- 5.3 What Do You Consider the Most Neglected Topics and/or Contributions in Late Twentieth Century (Philosophy of) Biology? -- 5.4 What Have Been the Most Significant Advances in Systems Biology? -- 5.5 What Do You Consider the Most Important Problems in (Philosophy of) Systems Biology and What Are the Prospects for Progress in This Respect? -- References -- Suggested Readings by Annamaria Carusi -- Chapter 6: Systems Biology, Choices Arising -- 6.1 How and Why Were You Initially Drawn to Systems Biology? -- 6.2 How Do You View the Relation Between Philosophy and Systems Biology, and (How) Can These Fields Inform Each Other?
  • 6.3 What Do You Consider the Most Neglected Topics and/or Contributions in Late Twentieth Century (Philosophy of) Biology? -- 6.4 What Have Been the Most Significant Advances in Systems Biology? -- 6.5 What Do You Consider the Most Important Problems in (Philosophy of) Systems Biology and What Are the Prospects for Progress in This Respect? -- References -- Suggested Readings by Eric Davidson -- Chapter 7: An Affinity to Theories in Biology -- 7.1 How and Why Were You Initially Drawn to Systems Biology? -- 7.2 How Do You View the Relation Between Philosophy and Systems Biology, and (How) Can These Fields Inform Each Other? -- 7.3 What Do You Consider the Most Neglected Topics and/or Contributions in Late Twentieth Century (Philosophy of) Biology? -- 7.4 What Have Been the Most Significant Advances in Systems Biology? -- 7.5 What Do You Consider the Most Important Problems in (Philosophy of) Systems Biology and What Are the Prospects for Progress in This Respect? -- References -- Suggested Readings by Manfred Drack -- Chapter 8: Interdisciplinarity, Philosophy and Systems Biology -- 8.1 How and Why Were You Initially Drawn to Systems Biology? -- 8.2 How Do You View the Relation Between Philosophy and Systems Biology, and (How) Can These Fields Inform Each Other? -- 8.3 What Do You Consider the Most Neglected Topics and/or Contributions in Late Twentieth Century (Philosophy of) Biology? -- 8.4 What Have Been the Most Significant Advances in Systems Biology? -- 8.5 What Do You Consider the Most Important Problems in (Philosophy of) Systems Biology and What Are the Prospects for Progress in This Respect? -- References -- Suggested Readings by Melinda B. Fagan -- Chapter 9: Problems in Mathematizing Systems Biology -- 9.1 How and Why Were You Initially Drawn to Systems Biology?
  • 9.2 How Do You View the Relation Between Philosophy and Systems Biology, and (How) Can these Fields Inform Each Other? -- 9.3 What Do You Consider the Most Neglected Topics and/or Contributions in Late twentieth Century (Philosophy of) Biology? -- 9.4 What Have Been the Most Significant Advances in Systems Biology? -- 9.5 What Do You Consider the Most Important Problems in (Philosophy of) Systems Biology and What Are the Prospects for Progress in this Respect? -- References -- Suggested Readings by Gabriele Gramelsberger -- Chapter 10: Towards a Methodology for Systems Biology -- 10.1 How and Why Were You Initially Drawn to Systems Biology? -- 10.2 How Do You View the Relation Between Philosophy and Systems Biology, and (How) Can These Fields Inform Each Other? -- 10.3 What Do You Consider the Most Neglected Topics and/or Contributions in Late Twentieth Century (Philosophy of) Biology? -- 10.4 What Have Been the Most Significant Advances in Systems Biology? -- 10.5 What Do You Consider the Most Important Problems in (Philosophy of) Systems Biology and What Are the Prospects for Progress in This Respect? -- References -- Suggested Readings by Fridolin Gross -- Chapter 11: Exploring the Metabolic Marketplace Through the Lens of Systems Biology -- 11.1 On How I Became a Systems Biologist Before There Existed a Field Called Systems Biology -- 11.2 Philosophy and Systems Biology -- Some key publications that illuminated my research path (and some of my own) -- Suggested Readings by Jan-Hendrik S. Hofmeyr -- Chapter 12: Moving from Genetics to Systems Biology -- 12.1 How and Why Were You Initially Drawn to Systems Biology? -- 12.2 How Do You View the Relation Between Philosophy and Systems Biology, and (How) Can These Fields Inform Each Other?
  • 12.3 What Do You Consider the Most Neglected Topics and/or Contributions in Late Twentieth Century (Philosophy of) Biology? -- 12.4 What Have Been the Most Significant Advances in Systems Biology? -- 12.5 What Do You Consider the Most Important Problems in (Philosophy of) Systems Biology and What Are the Prospects for Progress in This Respect? -- Suggested Readings by Stefan Hohmann -- Chapter 13: The Importance of Being Dynamic: Systems Biology Beyond the Hairball -- 13.1 How and Why Were You Initially Drawn to Systems Biology? -- 13.2 How Do You View the Relation Between Philosophy and Systems Biology, and (How) Can These Fields Inform Each Other? -- 13.3 What Do You Consider the Most Neglected Topics and/or Contributions in Late Twentieth Century (Philosophy of) Biology? -- 13.4 What Have Been the Most Significant Advances in Systems Biology? -- 13.5 What Do You Consider the Most Important Problems in (Philosophy of) Systems Biology and What Are the Prospects for Progress in This Respect? -- References -- Suggested Readings by Johannes Jaeger -- Chapter 14: Extracting Phenomena, Integrating Explanations, and Styling Representations: Some Frontiers for Philosophizing About Biology -- 14.1 How and Why Were You Initially Drawn to Systems Biology? -- 14.2 How Do You View the Relation Between Philosophy and Systems Biology, and (How) Can These Fields Inform Each Other? -- 14.3 What Do You Consider the Most Neglected Topics and/or Contributions in Late Twentieth Century (Philosophy of) Biology? -- 14.4 What Have Been the Most Significant Advances in Systems Biology? -- 14.5 What Do You Consider the Most Important Problems in (Philosophy of) Systems Biology and What Are the Prospects for Progress in this Respect? -- References -- Suggested Readings by Nicholaos Jones -- Chapter 15: Systems Biology: Science or Technoscience?
  • 15.1 How and Why Were You Initially Drawn to Systems Biology?
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