In a short span, this encyclopedic work summarizes the historical problems of the nature of life. Blandino conducts his narrative in a condensed and highly-packed form that assumes the nature of an outline. His own ideas are explained in the second part of the book. In the author's words, his conception is that vegetative biological phenomena (1) are material deterministic phenomena and therefore, in order to produce them, fixed laws inherent in matter are both necessary and sufficient...
Wilkinson, Ronald S.
"Theories on the Nature of Life. Giovanni Blandino, New York: Philosophical Library, 1969. xiv, 374 pp. $6.00.,"
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