Origins of Life and Evolution of Biospheres

, Volume 42, Issue 5, pp 385–387 | Cite as

On the Universality of the Living: A Few Epistemological Notes

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Keywords

Autopoiesis Cognition Maturana and Varela Trascendental Kant Minimal life 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di BiologiaUniversità degli Studi di Roma TreRomaItaly

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