New Book (2023): Organization in Biology

22 November 2023

New Book (2023): Organization in Biology

Published open access by Springer From the editor’s introduction: For most of the twentieth century, biology forgot or largely neglected organization. By this term, I mean a certain mode of interaction among the parts of a system, which is by hypothesis distinctively realized by biological systems. While a systemic trend is progressively pervading various biological […]

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New Paper (2023), C. Saborido, M. Heras-Escribano, Affordances and organizational functions

12 January 2023

New Paper (2023), C. Saborido, M. Heras-Escribano, Affordances and organizational functions

Forthcoming in Biology and Philosophy and available as a preprint here. AbstractIn this paper, we bring together the concepts of affordance from ecologicalpsychology and function from the organizational approach to philosophy ofbiology into a single integrative framework. This integration allows us toaccount for the biological basis of the notion of affordance, offeringtheoretical tools to address […]

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