Re: virus: Origins of order (was Re: Postmodernism and Truth)

C. David Noziglia (
Mon, 20 May 1996 19:07:52 -0700

David McFadzean wrote:
> An easier introduction to Stuart Kauffman's ideas can be found in his
> _At Home in the Universe_ subtitled "The Search for the Laws of Self-
> Organization and Complexity" (Oxford University Press, 1995). From what
> I gather, it covers the same material as _Origins of Order_ but written
> for a wider audience. Has anyone read it yet?
> David

It's on my bookshelf, well thumbed. I thought it was very good, and have
extracted many quotes from it for my own writing and thought. He makes a
very good case!

C. David Noziglia
Wellington, New Zealand

"Blessed are those who have no expectations, for they will never be disappointed." Kautiliya Shakhamuni Sidhartha Gautama Buddha

"Things are the way they are because they got that way."