Calculating life? Duelling discourses in interdisciplinary systems biology.

  title={Calculating life? Duelling discourses in interdisciplinary systems biology.},
  author={Jane Calvert and Joan H. Fujimura},
  journal={Studies in history and philosophy of biological and biomedical sciences},
  volume={42 2},
A high profile context in which physics and biology meet today is in the new field of systems biology. Systems biology is a fascinating subject for sociological investigation because the demands of interdisciplinary collaboration have brought epistemological issues and debates front and centre in discussions amongst systems biologists in conference settings, in publications, and in laboratory coffee rooms. One could argue that systems biologists are conducting their own philosophy of science… CONTINUE READING


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