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Pattee, Howard Hunt

LAWS, LANGUAGE and LIFE

Pattee, Howard Hunt - LAWS, LANGUAGE and LIFE, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction—What These Papers Are About
Howard Hunt Pattee

2. The Physical Basis of Coding and Reliability in Biological Evolution
Howard Hunt Pattee

3. How Does a Molecule Become a Message?
Howard Hunt Pattee

4. Physical Problems of Decision-Making Constraints
Howard Hunt Pattee

5. Laws and Constraints, Symbols and Languages
Howard Hunt Pattee

6. The Physical Basis and Origin of Hierarchical Control
Howard Hunt Pattee

7. Postscript: Unsolved Problems and Potential Applications of Hierarchy Theory
Howard Hunt Pattee

8. Discrete and Continuous Processes in Computers and Brains
Howard Hunt Pattee

9. The Complementarity Principle in Biological and Social Structures
Howard Hunt Pattee

10. Clues from Molecular Symbol Systems
Howard Hunt Pattee

11. Cell Psychology: An Evolutionary Approach to the Symbol-Matter Problem
Howard Hunt Pattee

12. Universal Principles of Measurement and Language Functions in Evolving Systems
Howard Hunt Pattee

13. Instabilities and Information in Biological Self-organization
Howard Hunt Pattee

14. Evolving Self-reference: Matter, Symbols, and Semantic Closure
Howard Hunt Pattee

15. Artificial Life Needs a Real Epistemology
Howard Hunt Pattee

16. The Problem of Observables in Models of Biological Organizations
Howard Hunt Pattee

17. Causation, Control, and the Evolution of Complexity
Howard Hunt Pattee

18. The Necessity of Biosemiotics: Matter-Symbol Complementarity
Howard Hunt Pattee

19. Language as a System of Replicable Constraints
Joanna Rączaszek-Leonardi

Keywords: Life Sciences, Life Sciences, general, History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics, Cognitive Psychology, Bioinformatics, Philosophy of Language, Epistemology

Author(s)
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
2013
Series
Biosemiotics
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9789400751613

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