Session 14

Interlude (2) - Life and knowledge at higher levels of organization

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 5:30 PM

Seminar Room B309, Engineering Block B

The theory of life and knowledge presented here accounts for the emergence of living systems at levels of organization above living cells. "Social" interactions of cells eventually led to the emergence of multicellular entities that have their own properties of life, cognition, knowledge and evolutionary histories. Similarly, similarly, social interactions of multicellular organisms like people eventually led to the emergence of knowledge-based social entities like corporations, sports clubs, churches and a variety of other kinds of discrete organizations.

Autopoietic organization subsystems