The Implications of Autopoiesis
The basic nature of living systems as autopoietic has now been described. They are characterized by a circular organization of production processes that continually produce and replace the components necessary to that organization. There are a number of important implications of this theory, which will now be sketched out. Some—for example, autopoietic organizations and the nature of information and cognition—will be expanded on in later chapters.
KeywordsLiving System Structural Coupling Autopoietic System Consensual Domain Composite Entity
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