We find a similar view in the writings of Sir Peter Medawar
, a British biologist and Nobel Laureate who championed the public engagement of science (4):
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Los virus, definidos por Peter Medawar
, premio Nobel de Fisiologia o Medicina, como pedazos de acido nucleico rodeados de malas noticias, de ninguna manera hacen honor a ese calificativo, por el contrario la presencia de los virus ha sido importante para la evolucion de las especies.
Many examples validate this fact, such as Hassan Kamel Sabbah, Carlos Slim, Carlos Ghosn, Elie Saab, Peter Medawar
, the surgeon Michael Debakey, Nassim Taleb, Amal Alameddine, Salma Hayek, along with all the young Lebanese inventors and innovators spreading around the world.
Mistakes that cause trouble late in life, however, can be almost impossible to purge, argued the late zoologist Sir Peter Medawar
, a Nobel laureate who titled his autobiography Memoir of a Thinking Radish.
Sir Peter Medawar
in his book Advice to the Young Scientist described scientific life as "rather passionate" (7).
The second chapter in this section explores the relationship between metaphysics and morality (particularly in the political realm) in Teilhard's thought, and the third defends him from the critiques raised by Sir Peter Medawar
, the mid-century British-Brazilian Nobel Prize-winning biologist and atheist.
In this regard a comment by the biologist Peter Medawar
is appropriate: "Theories are repaired more often than they are refuted.
Auburn: Bashir Awan, Nicole Bigelow, Ryan Carrier, Jonathan Corbin, Tara Cordone, Ashley Daigneault, Amanda Dulmaine, Michael Kelley, Elizabeth Kennedy, Jennifer Lyford, Kristin Lyons, Andrew MacDonald, Theresa Mackin, Peter Medawar
, Aaron Orsi, Casey Phillips, Erin Roche, Christopher Schroeder, Kayla Scott, Rosan Synal, Amanda Thibodeau, Thoa Thi Tran, Jessica Venuti, Liana Williams, Anna Yetkie
But as Nobel laureate Peter Medawar
has pointed out, the utopian impulse has manifest itself as a strongly "audacious and irreverent" cultural force since the fifteenth century, as Renaissance thinking and modern science have enlarged the scope of human powers and as secular regimes have displaced ecclesiastical authority.
Wise thoughts, like one by Nobel laureate Peter Medawar
, can depict the difficulties we have when trying to change others' minds.
Another Nobel Prize winner was Sir Peter Medawar
, Mason Professor of Zoology at the university, who received the Nobel Prize for Medicine for discovering acquired immunological tolerance in 1960 - work that advanced transplant surgery.