Victoria N. Alexander is co-founder of the Dactyl Foundation in New York City, an arts organization dedicated to bringing the sciences into the arts and the arts into science. As a visiting researcher at the Santa Fe Institute, she studied evolutionary theory and complexity science, and received a PhD in English from City University New York. She is also a novelist whose critically acclaimed titles include Smoking Hopes, Naked Singularity, Trixie and Locus Amoenus.
by Victoria N. Alexander
Teleology is like a mistress to the biologist; he dare not be seen with her in public but cannot live without her –J. B. S. Haldane