Levels of control and closure in complex semiotic systems

  • Joslyn
  • Published 2000 in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
It is natural to advance closures as atomic processes of universal evolution, and to analyze this concept specifically. Real complex systems like organisms and complex mechanisms cannot exist at either extreme of complete closure or lack of closure, nevertheless we should consider the properties of closures in general, the introduction of boundaries, a… CONTINUE READING