Putting Autopoietic Bodies Under Pressure

Adaptive Behavior 28 (1):45-46 (2020)
Download Edit this record How to cite View on PhilPapers
Abstract
This commentary puts pressure on the “resistance to dissipation” criterion for Villalobos and Razeto-Barry’s conception of “autopoietic bodies.” It argues that resistance to dissipation can only be assessed against the backdrop of certain background conditions. If this is right then it is no longer so clear that systems not considered as autopoietic bodies but merely as autopoietic systems do not fulfill the requirements of being an autopoietic body.
PhilPapers/Archive ID
STAPAB-3
Upload history
Archival date: 2021-02-01
View other versions
Added to PP index
2021-02-01

Total views
30 ( #57,825 of 2,439,670 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
30 ( #23,736 of 2,439,670 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads since first upload
This graph includes both downloads from PhilArchive and clicks on external links on PhilPapers.