Chance in Evolution--Some Philosophical Remarks

  • Linus Pauling
  • Emile Zuckerkandl


What is chance and what is its role in evolution? Jacques Monod describes the role of chance in his interesting book on biological philosophy, “Chance and Necessity.” He does not say, however, what chance is.


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© Plenum Press 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • Linus Pauling
    • 1
  • Emile Zuckerkandl
    • 2
  1. 1.Stanford UniversityStanfordUSA
  2. 2.Departement de Biochimie MacromoleculaireMontpellierFrance

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