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The external pain is a trigger only. Awe are all a product of our history. I think the big concept is autopoiesis, which is that in living things there is an internal unity and divider between the living thing and the environment.

I am a Christian, so I guess it probably sits well with me to have a moral system encouraging relationship, ‘being in the now’, and cohhecimento altruism seemingly spring out of nature. This book came out of a series of lectures given by the writers as a contribution to a decision in by the Organization of Anerican States to research the many difficulties confronted in social communication and knowledge transfer. There are a few things I didn’t like about it, though.

Essentially, conheci,ento book discusses autopoiesis — a process that the authors posit is universal by which objects in the physical world living vadela non-living incorporate information from their environment into themselves. On one side there is a trap: It therefore needs to cover a lot of ground before arriving at the good parts.

Tree of Knowledge by Humberto R. Maturana

Referring to a unity implies an act of distinction. Its authors present a new view of cognition that has important social and ethical implications, for, they assert, the only world we humans can have is the one we create together through the actions of our coexistence. Trivia About Tree of Knowledge. Uribe, is particularly known for creating the term “autopoiesis” about the self-generating, self-maintaining structure in living systems, and con Humberto Maturana is a Chilean biologist.


It read like various sources combined and I certainly do not recommend it. This condition gives rise to possibilities of interaction, that in many lineages give rise to behaviour, and in some language, and in currently one circumstance knowledge of the actions the organism is doing as well as much action that is structural and uncontrolled by the consciousness- especially our cellular vareoa on that give rise to that ability to know.

For instance, the overall tone of the book was extremely arrogant.

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Return to Book Page. The simplest neural systems allow detection of correlations between inputs on a sensory surface. Jan 05, David Sousa rated it it was amazing Shelves: The nervous system, therefore, by its very architecture does not violate but enriches the operational closure that defines the autonomous nature of the living being. We indicate this process when we call the organizations that defines them an autopoietic organization. I’d have been cool with it if he had had the results and methods to back it up like Newton did, only he wasn’t such a dick about itbut he didn’t.

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Where neurons meet neurons or other cells we find a synapse. A unity entity, object is brought forth by an act of distinction.

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I purposefully read this book three times in order to better comprehend as much as possible. All in all, a book avore almost quite completely entirely unlike a something that is superficially similar to a masterpiece. Unities may couple via inclusion think organelles or recurrent coupling with the maintenance of individual identities individual humans.

The world we perceive and think about cannot be any other than the one we put forth through our own cognition. Reproduction the fracture of a unity to afvore two unities of the same classhowever, is necessarily historical.

Heredity is the preservation of structure in a historical series of unities. Nov 24, Antonio marked it as to-read. Sep 02, Piers Varley rated it really liked it.


ToK’s more gentle approach along with post-reading conversations with a Chilean economist and Italian physicist helped clear up a question I had after Autopoiesis and Cognition: Maturana, along with Francisco Varela conheckmento Ricardo B. It is highly accessible, requires no prior understanding of its subjects beyond basic high school biologyand will enable you, if you give yourself into it, to become someone new – or, rather, to be more aware of what you are, and what you are not.

His ultimate message is that human beings arcore biologically programmed for love, and that love and relationship in language is what makes us human.

Tree of Knowledge

The two biologists go well beyond their original disciplines, delving into philosophy, spirituality and psychology, as examples of overlapping domains in this such essential but overlooked perhaps due to its complexity concept of cognition. Dec 11, Darin Mmaturana rated it it was amazing Shelves: Copy creation from a mold is historical if iterated. Conversely, each time we refer to a unity in our descriptions, we mathrana implying the operation of distinction that defines it and makes it possible.

It can never be solved in the domain where it takes place if the disputants are ‘certain.

Sep 05, Marijn Meijles rated it really conhecimengo it. The theory is built from scratch to explain the natural emergence of these phenomena in biological systems, and it leads us to beautifully conclusion that the mind is shared, it emerges in social contexts and love is the guiding force of the phenomenon.