Reviving the Living: Meaning Making in Living Systems by Yair Neuman

By Yair Neuman

Reviving the dwelling: which means Making in residing Systems offers a singular standpoint that pertains to present organic wisdom and concerns. Written via polymath Dr. Yair Neuman, the booklet demanding situations the dogmas that body our realizing of dwelling structures and offers a thorough replacement method of knowing the realm round us, person who avoids the pitfalls of non-scientific views comparable to Vitalism and Creationism.

In this suggestion scary and iconoclastic manuscript, Neuman follows the footsteps of Gregory Bateson, Mikhail Bakhtin, Michael Polanyi and others, to indicate that dwelling platforms are which means making platforms. The ebook delves into the original procedures of that means making that symbolize organisms as a special class of nature, and provides new and engaging insights right into a number of enigmatic organic phenomena from immune reminiscence to hidden lifestyles (cryptobiosis). It includes 4 components divided into 18 chapters and covers subject matters starting from reductionism and its pitfalls to genetics; why organisms are irreducible; immunology; which means making in language and biology; meaning-bridging the space among physics and semantics; context and reminiscence; and the poetry of residing. middle innovations and subject matters are illustrated utilizing examples dependent in present science.

This textual content will be of excessive curiosity to biologists, philosophers, cognitive scientists, psychologists, and semioticians, in addition to to any reflective person who's prepared to envision the area of the residing from a singular and engaging perspective.

* offers a singular viewpoint that pertains to present organic wisdom and issues
* Poses notion upsetting rules for theoretical biologists, these learning philosophy of technology and the brain, cognitive scientists, semioticians, and other people concerned with synthetic Intelligence.
* contains examples established in present technological know-how to demonstrate center suggestions and themes

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