driesch, hans adolf eduard

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driesch, hans adolf eduard

German experimental embryologist and philosopher who was the last great spokesman for vitalism, the theory that life cannot be explained as physical or chemical phenomena.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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