No entailing laws, but enablement in the evolution of the biosphere

  title={No entailing laws, but enablement in the evolution of the biosphere},
  author={G. Longo and Ma{\"e}l Mont{\'e}vil and S. Kauffman},
  booktitle={GECCO '12},
  • G. Longo, Maël Montévil, S. Kauffman
  • Published in GECCO '12 2012
  • Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Computer Science
  • Biological evolution is a complex blend of ever changing structural stability, variability and emergence of new phenotypes, niches, ecosystems. We wish to argue that the evolution of life marks the end of a physics world view of law entailed dynamics. Our considerations depend upon discussing the variability of the very "contexts of life": the interactions between organisms, biological niches and ecosystems. These are ever changing, intrinsically indeterminate and even unprestatable: we do not… CONTINUE READING
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