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SOME RECOMMENDED READING:


RJP WILLIAMS & JJR FRAUSTO DA SILVA
The Chemistry of Evolution

LAWRENCE J HENDERSON
The Fitness of the Environment


FRANKLIN M HAROLD
The Way of the Cell

ROBERT SHAPIRO
Origins: A Skeptic's Guide to the Evolution of Life on Earth

NICK LANE
Life Ascending
Power, Sex and Suicide

LEONARD MLODINOV
How Randomness Rules Our Lives

LYN MARGULIS
Symbiotic Planet
What is Life
Five Kingdoms

GEORGE DYSON
Darwin Among the Machines

SIMON CONWAY MORRIS
Life's Solution

THOMAS KUHN
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions

STEVEN JOHNSON
Where Good Ideas Come From


GEORGE BASALLA
The Evolution of Technology

DAVID CATLIN & KEVIN ZAHNLE
Our Planet's Leaky Atmosphere

ROBERT M HAZEN

The Evolution of Minerals
Mineral Evolution

EDWARD A WASSERMAN & MARK BLUMBERG
Designing Minds

KEVIN KELLY
What Technology Wants

PETER M HOFFMAN
Life's Ratchet

ROBERT W. STERNER & JAMES J. ELSER
Ecological Stoichometry

ARTHUR KOESTLER
The Act Of Creation

JAMES A SHAPIRO
Evolution: A View from the 21st Century

CHRISTIAN DE DUVE
Blueprint for a Cell

RICHARD DAWKINS
The Selfish Gene
The Blind  Watchmaker
Climing Mount Improbable
River Out of Eden


HENRY PETROSKI
To Engineer is Human

The Evolution of Useful Things
Success Through Failure

"FITNESS OF THE COSMOS FOR LIFE"
This is a complilation of articles, those by the following authors being of particular interest:
EVERETT MENDELSOHN
OWEN GINGERICH
MICHAEL J DENTON
JULIAN CHELA-FLORES
ERIC SMITH & HAROLD J MOROWITZ
GUY OURISSON
JEFFRY P SCHLOSS

NOT DIRECTLY RELATED EXCEPT THAT CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS UNDERLY EVERYTHING ARE:

JOHN EMSLEY
Nature's Building Blocks

RICHARD FEYNMAN
QED

I would be delighted to hear of  any other related works.

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