Standard Article

Reduction: A Philosophical Analysis

  1. Sahotra Sarkar

Published Online: 22 JUL 2003

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0003460

eLS

eLS

How to Cite

Sarkar, S. 2003. Reduction: A Philosophical Analysis. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. University of Texas at Austin, Texas, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JUL 2003

Abstract

The molecularization of biology has led to a renewed interest in the possibility of reducing biological phenomena to physical interactions.

Keywords:

  • reduction