Felipe A. Veloso

Felipe A. Veloso has an engineering background — and biotechnology in particular — but his passion and research interests quickly developed towards fundamental biology. He is particularly interested in how scientifically tenable and logically consistent teleological or “end-directed” dynamics can emerge at different levels of scale and complexity in living systems, and in living systems only. In 2018, he left academia and continues doing research in theoretical biology while working as a freelance inventor for a Chilean start-up biotech company.

Recent Posts

February 19, 2019 in Biology, Philosophy

Why Teleology is the Elephant in Evolutionary Theory’s Room

Imagine humans one day fulfill what is currently only a dream for the discipline known today as synthetic biology: to create a whole new species from simple organic molecules. No,…
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