Volume 18 · Number 1 · Pages 115–118
Author’s Response: On Machines and Natural Drifts

Jorge Mpodozis

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Abstract

Abstract: The commentaries on my target article encompass a large and diverse variety of interesting topics, ranging from fundamental notions relevant to systemic thinking, to the planetary crisis. The reading of these commentaries has revealed to me that the main weakness of my article consists in my failure to provide more rigorous and explicit definitions or explications of my use of the main epistemological and biological notions that sustain my position. Through my response, I intend to present these basic notions in a more explicit manner, while at the same time addressing what I consider to be the nuclear aspects of each of the commentaries.

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Mpodozis J. (2022) Author’s response: On machines and natural drifts. Constructivist Foundations 18(1): 115–118. https://constructivist.info/18/1/115

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