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Ultrastability ... Autopoiesis? Reflective Response to Tom Froese and John Stewart

  title={Ultrastability ... Autopoiesis? Reflective Response to Tom Froese and John Stewart},
  author={Humberto Maturana Romes{\'i}n},
  journal={Cybern. Hum. Knowing},
It is unfortunate that Tom Froese and John Stewart in their article have treated the thinking of Ross Ashby as a conceptual source for my work and the development of the notion of autopoiesis, because by doing so they have obscured their possibility of seeing what questions I am answering in my work. It is also unfortunate that they have assumed that I follow the path of cybernetics, which certainly is not the case. Cybernetics has been used in the attempt to formalize the circularity of… 

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  • H. Maturana
  • Philosophy
    Archivos de biologia y medicina experimentales
  • 1983
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