Boltzmann, atomism, evolution, and statistics: Continuity versus discreteness in biology

@article{Schuster2006BoltzmannAE,
  title={Boltzmann, atomism, evolution, and statistics: Continuity versus discreteness in biology},
  author={Peter Schuster},
  journal={Complexity},
  year={2006},
  volume={11},
  pages={9-11}
}
T he 100 years’ anniversary of Ludwig Boltzmann’s death in Duino provides an opportunity to reflect on his view of nature, which he has very clearly expressed in two passages of a popular lecture that he gave in Vienna at the “Kaiserliche Akademie der Wissenschaften” on May 29, 1886. The first statement expresses a remarkably deep admiration of Boltzmann… CONTINUE READING