Skip to main content
×
Home
    • Aa
    • Aa

Autopoiesis and Lifelines: The importance of origins

  • Evan Thompson (a1) and Francisco J. Varela (a2)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0140525X99482202
  • Published online: 01 October 1999
Abstract

Lifelines provides a useful corrective to “ultra-Darwinism” but it is marred by its failure to cite its scientific predecessors. Rose's argument could have been strengthened by taking greater account of the theory of autopoiesis in biology and of enactive cognitive science.

Copyright
Recommend this journal

Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this journal to your organisation's collection.

Behavioral and Brain Sciences
  • ISSN: 0140-525X
  • EISSN: 1469-1825
  • URL: /core/journals/behavioral-and-brain-sciences
Please enter your name
Please enter a valid email address
Who would you like to send this to? *
×