Table of contents for What is life? : how chemistry becomes biology / Addy Pross.

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1: Living things are so very strange
2: Historic quest for a theory of life
3: Understanding, understanding
4: Stability and instability
5: The knotty origin of life problem
6: Biology's crisis of identity
7: Biology is chemistry
8: What is Life?
1. What is Life? A historical perspective
2. Understanding life
3. Chemical stability and chemical reactivity
4. The origin of life problem
5. Toward a general theory of evolution
6. What is Life?

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Life (Biology) -- Philosophy.
Biology -- Philosophy.
Life -- Origin.
Chemistry -- Philosophy.
Vital force.