Autopoiesis: a review and a reappraisal

Abstract

The aim of the paper is to review critically the notion of autopoiesis as presented by Maturana and Varela. In particular, recognizing that there are difficulties in obtaining a complete and clear picture from the primary literature, an effort is made to present a coherent view—also based on many years of personal contact with Francisco Varela. The paper… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00114-002-0389-9

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@article{Luisi2003AutopoiesisAR, title={Autopoiesis: a review and a reappraisal}, author={Pier Luigi Luisi}, journal={Naturwissenschaften}, year={2003}, volume={90}, pages={49-59} }