Humberto MaturanaIn existographies, Humberto Maturana (1928-) (CR:4) is Chilean biologist (chnopsologist) and philosopher noted for his 1973 “autopoiesis” theory of life a type of "self-forming" (self-organizing) theory. [1]

Maturana has been classified, along with Chilean neurologist Francisco Varela, as a "follower" of Belgian chemist Ilya Prigogine . [2]

1. (a) Maturana, Humberto and Varela, Francisco. (1980). Autopoiesis and Cognition: the Realization of the Living. D. Reidel.
(b) Juarrero, Alicia. (1999). Dynamics in Action: Intentional Behavior as a Complex System (Maturana, 3+ pgs.). MIT Press.
(c) Deacon, Terrence W. (2011). Incomplete Nature: How Mind Emerged from Matter (Maturana, 5+ pgs.). W.W. Norton & Co.
2. Rabinovitz, Lauren and Geil, Abraham. (2004). Memory Bytes: History, Technology and Digital Culture (pgs. 58, 59, 74). Duke University Press.

External links
‚óŹ Humberto Maturana – Wikipedia.

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