Evolution II: Complexity of Biological Systems

ORIGINS Magazine Seminar 7: San Diego - c. 1986 / (007)

The extreme complexity and interdependency of biological systems can sometimes sideline explanatory mechanisms of evolutionary theory to the realm of vagueness. Thompson wonders if the practitioners of the exact sciences such as physics, would tolerate some of the “just so” stories that certain theorists can appear to utilize promoting authoritative historical analyses.