About 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 published research on the subject of morphogenetic fields. He was also a visible member of the Third Culture movement.