Acta Biotheoretica

, Volume 43, Issue 1–2, pp 177–183 | Cite as

A historical note on «artificial life»

  • Daniel Parrochia


In this paper, I am dealing with some epistemological aspects of what Christopher Langton (1989) and some other scientists have been calling recently «artificial life», whose history, in fact, is far older. I want to take a view on the origin, further developments and latest issues of these models, and try to point out the major philosophical and epistemological problems arising with them.


Artificial Life Late Issue Historical Note Epistemological Problem Epistemological Aspect 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel Parrochia
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  1. 1.Université de Toulouse Le MirailToulouse-Cedex

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