Publication 1194

Zeleny M. (1981) What is autopoiesis? In: Zeleny M. (ed.) Autopoiesis: A theory of living organization. Elsevier North Holland, New York NY: 4–17. Fulltext at https://cepa.info/1194
First paragraph: Readers working their way through this volume will learn about autopoiesis from 15 different expositions, including those of the very creators of the concept: Maturana, Varela, and Uribe. But experience shows that a careful tutorial orientation, before a plunge into the articles themselves, can go a long way toward providing a framework for understanding. One acquires a template, a point of reference, and the subsequent reading and study can take place in a directed, selective, and therefore creative way. Relevance: This paper is an introduction to the concept of autopoiesis, discusses the basic concepts of its definition, presents a computer model, and offers an annotated bibliography.

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