By Thomas Soderqvist,David Mel Paul
A mythical determine who most well-liked a day of dialog in a Paris wine bar to paintings within the laboratory, Jerne used to be popular for his extraordinary powers of focus and analytical keenness in addition to his dissonant own existence. The booklet explores Jerne the guy and scientist, making the interesting argument that his lifestyles event and examine of himself turned a metaphorical source for the development of his theories. The ebook additionally probes the ethical concerns that surrounded Jerne’s option to sacrifice his kinfolk in prefer of medical pursuits and the pursuit of excellence.
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