"This volume is the result of an international workshop entitled Closure: Emergent Organizations and Their Dynamics, which was held by the Research Community on Evolution and Complexity and the Washington Evolutionary Systems Society during May 3-5, 1999 in Gent, Belgium."
Includes bibliographical references and index
Part I. Closure, mind, and brain -- part II. Closure and hierarchy -- part III. Closure, emergence and evolution of life -- part IV. Closure, semiosis, autopoiesis, and autocatalysis -- part V. Closure, information, and thermodynamics -- part VI. Epistomologies and ontologies of closure