Andrew A. M. (1979) Autopoiesis and self-organization. Journal of Cybernetics 9(4): 359–367. https://cepa.info/2722
Autopoiesis and self-organization.
Journal of Cybernetics 9(4): 359–367.
Fulltext at https://cepa.info/2722
Consideration is given to the relevance of recent discussions of auto¬poiesis to the study of self-organizing systems. Mechanisms that could underly the physical realization of an autopoietic system are discussed. It is concluded that autopoiesis does not, by itself, provide the essential ingredient whose omission has prevented SOS studies from being more productive. Two other important missing ingredients are discussed.