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By Humberto R. Maturana, Francisco J. Varela

ISBN-10: 9027710163

ISBN-13: 9789027710161

What makes a dwelling method a dwelling process? what sort of organic phenomenon is the phenomenon of cognition? those questions were usually thought of, yet, during this quantity, the authors think about them as concrete organic questions. Their research is daring and provocative, for the authors have developed a scientific theoretical biology which makes an attempt to outline residing platforms now not as gadgets of remark and outline, nor while interacting platforms, yet as self-contained unities whose merely reference is to themselves. The end result in their investigations and in their residing platforms as self-making, self-referring self sufficient unities, is they found that the 2 questions have a typical solution: dwelling structures are cognitive structures, and residing as a procedure is a strategy of cognition. the results of their investigations is a totally new point of view of organic (human) phenomena. through the investigations, it was once stumbled on entire linguistic description relating the ‘organization of the dwelling’ used to be missing and, actually, was once hampering the reporting of effects. for that reason, the authors have coined the observe ‘autopoiesis’ to interchange the expression ‘circular organization’. Autopoiesis conveys, on its own, the critical characteristic of the association of the residing, that is autonomy.

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