Published open access on BioSystems Abstract: Understanding how biological organisms are autonomous—maintain themselves far from equilibrium through their own activities—requires understanding how they regulate those activities. In multicellular animals, such control can be exercised either via endocrine signaling through the vasculature or via neurons. In C. elegans this control is exercised by a well-delineated relatively […]
This post consists of excerpts from Juarrero’s forthcoming book, Context Changes Everything: How Constraints Create Coherence (MIT Press 2023). In the fable of the Scorpion and the Frog the scorpion asks the frog to ferry it across the river safely. When the frog hesitates, fearful the scorpion would kill it, the scorpion protests that doing […]
Frontiers in Psychology is inviting Research articles, Systematic reviews, Methods, Perspectives, Case reports, Conceptual analyses, and Empirical studies to their forthcoming special issue. Abstract Submission Deadline 24 January 2023Manuscript Submission Deadline 23 May 2023 For more information, see the CFA.
Published on Entropy 24(4): 472. Abstract: The idea of agent causation—that a system such as a living organism can be a cause of things in the world—is often seen as mysterious and deemed to be at odds with the physicalist thesis that is now commonly embraced in science and philosophy. Instead, the causal power of […]