Now available: new book by Aloisious Louie: The Reflection of Life

Continuing the exploration of relational biology in his excellent book, More than Life Itself, Aloisius Louie’s new book: The Reflection of Life: Functional Entailment and Imminence in Relational Biology, is now available, in hardcover and e-book formats. The description by Springer: Presents further developments in the field of relational biology … Continue reading

New book by Aloisious Louie: The Reflection of Life

Continuing the exploration of relational biology in his excellent book, More than Life Itself, Springer has announced the publication of Aloisius Louie’s new book: The Reflection of Life: Functional Entailment and Imminence in Relational Biology, available 4/30/2013. The description by Springer: Presents further developments in the field of relational biology … Continue reading

New Louie paper in Axiomathes: Explications of Functional Entailment in Relational Pathophysiology

Available at Axiomathes Online First is a new paper by A.H. Louie, entitled “Explications of Functional Entailment in Relational Pathophysiology”. The abstract: I explicate how various relational interactions between (M,R)-systems may have realizations in pathophysiology, and how the possible reversals of the effects of these interactions then become therapeutic models. … Continue reading

New Paper: On reverse engineering in the cognitive and brain sciences

A new paper by Andreas Schierwagen entitled “On reverse engineering in the cognitive and brain sciences” has been published in the March 2012 issue of the Springer journal Natural Computing.[1] The abstract: Various research initiatives try to utilize the operational principles of organisms and brains to develop alternative, biologically inspired … Continue reading

Second Edition of Anticipatory Systems now in print!

One of Robert Rosen’s most important books, Anticipatory Systems: Philosophical, Mathematical and Methodological Foundations, has been out-of-print and unavailable for many years. Through the efforts of his daughter, Judith Rosen, Anticipatory Systems is now in print as a second edition from Springer. From the publisher’s book page: Robert Rosen was … Continue reading