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Maturana, Humberto R. 1928-

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Works: 161 works in 550 publications in 9 languages and 4,392 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Biographical films  Biography  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Interviewee
Classifications: QP395, 612.8
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The tree of knowledge : the biological roots of human understanding by Humberto R Maturana( Book )

76 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text explores 'knowing how we know'. Its authors present a new view of cognition that has important social and ethical implications. They assert that the only world we humans can have is the one we create together through the actions of our coexistence
Autopoiesis and cognition : the realization of the living by Humberto R Maturana( Book )

17 editions published between 1972 and 1980 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What makes a living system a living system? What kind of biological phenomenon is the phenomenon of cognition? These two questions have been frequently considered, but, in this volume, the authors consider them as concrete biological questions. Their analysis is bold and provocative, for the authors have constructed a systematic theoretical biology which attempts to define living systems not as objects of observation and description, nor even as interacting systems, but as self-contained unities whose only reference is to themselves. The consequence of their investigations and of their living systems as self-making, self-referring autonomous unities, is that they discovered that the two questions have a common answer: living systems are cognitive systems, and living as a process is a process of cognition. The result of their investigations is a completely new perspective of biological (human) phenomena. During the investigations, it was found that a complete linguistic description pertaining to the 'organization of the living' was lacking and, in fact, was hampering the reporting of results. Hence, the authors have coined the word 'autopoiesis' to replace the expression 'circular organization'. Autopoiesis conveys, by itself, the central feature of the organization of the living, which is autonomy
Biologie der Realität by Humberto R Maturana( Book )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in German and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erkennen: die Organisation und Verkörperung von Wirklichkeit : ausgewählte Arbeiten zur biologischen Epistemologie by Humberto R Maturana( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in German and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Mensch ist fähig zu erkennen. Diese Fähigkeit setzt allerdings seine bio logische Integrität (Ganzheit, Unversehrtheit) voraus. Der Mensch kann auerdem erkennen, da er erkennt. Erkennen (Kognition) als basale psychologische und somit biologische Funktion steuert seine Handhabung der Welt, und Wissen gibt seinen Handlungen Sicherheit. Objektives Wissen scheint möglich, und die Welt erscheint dadurch planvoll und vorhersagbar. Und doch ist Wissen als Erfahrung etwas Persönliches und Privates, das nicht übertragen werden kann. Das, was man für übertragbar hält, nämlich objektives Wissen, mu immer durch den Hörer geschaffen werden: Der Hörer versteht nur dann, und objektives Wissen erscheint nur dann übertragbar, wenn der Hörer zu verstehen (vor)bereit(et) ist. Kognition als biologische Funktion besteht darin, da sich die Antwort auf die Frage Was ist Kognition? aus dem Verständnis des Erkennens bzw. des Erkennenden aufgrund der Fähigkeit des letzteren zu erkennen ergeben mu. Eben darin besteht meme Arbeit. Epistemologie Der zentrale Anspruch der Wissenschaft ist Objektivität: sie [die Wissenschaft] ist bestrebt, mit Hilfe einer wohldefinierten Methodologie Aussagen über die Welt zu machen. Gerade in der Basis dieses Anspruches liegt jedoch ihre Schwäche: die apriorische Annahme, da objektives Wissen eine Beschreibung dessen darstellt, was man wei. Eine solche Annahme erfordert die Klärung der Fragen Worin be steht Erkennen bzw. Wissen? und Wie erkennen und wissen wir? Biologie a) Das gröte Hindernis für das Verständnis der Organisation des Lebendigen liegt darin, da es nicht möglich ist, sie durch eine Aufzählung ihrer Eigen schaften zu erklären. Sie mu vielmehr als Einheit verstanden werden
Was ist erkennen? by Humberto R Maturana( Book )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in German and Undetermined and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zur Biologie der Kognition : ein Gespräch mit Humberto R. Maturana und Beiträge zur Diskussion seines Werkes( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vom Sein zum Tun : die Ursprünge der Biologie des Erkennens by Humberto R Maturana( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in German and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liebe und Spiel : die vergessenen Grundlagen des Menschseins by Humberto R Maturana( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in German and Undetermined and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Arbre de la connaissance : racines biologiques de la compréhension humaine by Humberto R Maturana( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in French and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En plus d'être une introduction à la biologie de la cognition, ce livre offre tous les éléments d'une conception nouvelle des racines biologiques de la compréhension. Forts de nombreux exemples, les auteurs montrent que l'acte cognitif n'est pas le simple miroir d'une réalité objective externe, mais plutôt un processus actif, enraciné dans notre structure biologique. Ecrit à l'intention d'un large public aussi bien que pour les étudiants et les chercheurs. [SDM]
Emociones y lenguaje en educación y política by Humberto R Maturana( Book )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in Spanish and Italian and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El árbol del conocimiento : las bases biológicas del conocimiento humano by Humberto R Maturana( Book )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in Spanish and Turkish and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El árbol del conocimiento : las bases biológicas del entendimiento humano by Humberto R Maturana( Book )

20 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The origin of humanness in the biology of love by Humberto R Maturana( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authors' basic question is: 'How is it that we can live in mutual care, have ethical concerns, and at the same time deny all that through the rational justification of aggression?' The authors answer this basic question indirectly by providing a look into the fundamentals of our biological constitution
El sentido de lo humano by Humberto R Maturana( Book )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El libro presenta algunas entrevistas, artículos y ensayos relacionados con la experiencia académica y científica de Humberto Maturana
Monte Grande what is life? With Francisco Varela 1946-2001( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How is it possible for body and mind to exist as an integrated whole? The Chilean neurobiologist Francisco Varela devoted his entire life - from childhood to death to answering this question, and building bridges between western science and eastern wisdom, neurobiology and philosophy, abstract theory and practical life. The films structure approximates the non-linear thinking Varela emphasized, focused on autopoiesis, ethics, consciousness, meditation, and dying. Three key concepts shape the film: the relationship between body and mind (embodiment), the meaning of self-responsibility (autonomy) and spirituality. The film also includes narrative accounts and reflections from Varela himself, his family, professional colleagues, leading scientists, and friends."
Amor y juego : fundamentos olvidados de lo humano desde el patriarcado a la democracia by Humberto R Maturana( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En este libro, escrito originalmente en 1990, Humberto Maturana Romesín señala que la existencia humana, como la existencia de cualquier organismo, ocurre en el espacio relacional como un modo de vivir y convivir que se conserva de generación en generación de manera biológico/cultural. Esto quiere decir, en nuestro caso, que, aunque desde el punto de vista biológico nuestra identidad animal es Homo sapiens, en nuestra existencia humana nuestra identidad es relacional y ocurre en el espacio que surge con otros en nuestro convivir en el lenguajear, y existimos como serres que generan los mundos que viven como espacios culturales o redes de conversaciones en el entrelazamiento de coordinaciones de haceres y emociones. Una cultura, dice Humberto Maturana Romesín, es una red cerrada de conversaciones que constituye un modo de convivir definido en cada caso como una configuración particular de entrelazamiento del lenguajear y el emocionear. Es desde aquí que el cambio cultural -para él- ocur
Autopoiesi e cognizione : la realizzazione del vivente by Humberto R Maturana( Book )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in Italian and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La objetividad : un argumento para obligar by Humberto R Maturana( Book )

13 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desde la biología a la psicología by Humberto R Maturana( Book )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Violencia en sus distintos ambitos de expresión by Humberto R Maturana( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in Spanish and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Autopoiesis and cognition : the realization of the living
Alternative Names
Humberto Maturana biologiste, cybernticien et philosophe chilien

Humberto Maturana biologo e filosofo cileno

Humberto Maturana bilogo y epistemlogo chileno

Humberto Maturana Chilean biologist and philosopher

Humberto Maturana chilenischer Biologe und Philosoph mit dem Schwerpunkt Neurobiologie

Humberto Maturana ne forskel dergr en forskel

Humberto R. Maturana Chileens filosoof

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Maturana, Humberto Romecin 1928-

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Maturana R., Humberto (Maturana Romecin), 1928-

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Maturana, Umberto 1928-

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Romesn, Humberto Maturana 1928-

Матурана, Умберто

움베르토 마투라나

ウンベルト・マトゥラーナ

マトゥラーナ, H. R

マトゥラーナ, ウンベルト

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Autopoiesis and cognition : the realization of the livingL'Arbre de la connaissance : racines biologiques de la compréhension humaineEl árbol del conocimiento : las bases biológicas del conocimiento humanoEl árbol del conocimiento : las bases biológicas del entendimiento humanoThe origin of humanness in the biology of loveDesde la biología a la psicologíaConversando con Maturana de educación