Some Thoughts on A. H. Louie's “More Than Life Itself: A Reflection on Formal Systems and Biology” [Book Review]

Axiomathes 21 (3):439-454 (2011)
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We review and discuss A. H. Louie’s book “More than Life Itself: A Reflexion on Formal Systems and Biology” from an interdisciplinary viewpoint, involving both biology and mathematics, taking into account new developments and related theories
Keywords Relational biology  Systems biology  (M,R) systems  Robert Rosen  Efficient causation  Autopoiesis  Organizational closure  Metabolism  Computability  Self-reference  Ouroborus equation
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DOI 10.1007/s10516-010-9118-8
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