TITLE

Towards a theory of the organism

AUTHOR(S)
Mae-Wan Ho
PUB. DATE
October 1997
SOURCE
Integrative Physiological & Behavioral Science;Oct-Dec97, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p343
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses a theory of the organism derived from McClare's notion of stored energy and Denbigh's thermodynamics of the steady state, as a dynamically and energetically closed domain of cyclic nondissipative processes coupled to irreversible dissipative process. Energy storage and mobilization in living systems; Symmetrical coupling of cyclical flows; Thermodynamics of steady state versus organized complexity.
ACCESSION #
226827

 

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