Brian Goodwin

Mathematician, Author

1931 – 2009

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Who was Brian Goodwin?

Brian Carey Goodwin was a Canadian mathematician and biologist, a Professor Emeritus at the Open University and a key founder of the field of theoretical biology. He made key contributions to the foundations of biomathematics, complex systems and generative models in developmental biology. He was one of the prominent scientists who suggested that a reductionist view of nature will fail to explain complex features.

He was also a visible member of the Third Culture movement.

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Born
Mar 25, 1931
Montreal
Also known as
  • Brian C Goodwin
Nationality
  • Canada
Profession
Education
  • McGill University
  • University of Edinburgh
Lived in
  • Montreal
Died
Jul 15, 2009

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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