Información biológica

¿la teoría de la información ataca de nuevo?

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Información biológica, Teoría de la información, Especificidad causal, Intervencionismo, Biología molecular.

Resumo

La literatura filosófica ha ofrecido una serie de argumentos que buscan mostrar la inadecuación conceptual de la teoría de la información para capturar el modo como el concepto se usa en biología molecular. A partir de éstos, se llegó a cierto consenso de que si acaso hay alguna forma de explicar y defender el concepto de información en biología molecular, la estrategia debe ser otra, y el debate continuó principalmente persiguiendo
alternativas. Sin embargo, algunos aportes recientes parecen desafiar el consenso y revigorar la discusión en torno a la relevancia de la teoría de la información en este contexto. El objetivo de este trabajo es analizar los argumentos que condujeron a dicho consenso y examinar en qué medida estas propuestas logran vindicar la apelación a la teoría de la
información. Argumentaré que incluso la propuesta más refinada en esta línea falla en vindicar la estrategia teórico-informacional y que, como consecuencia, el consenso todavía puede ser defendido.

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Biografia do Autor

María Ferreira Ruiz, University of Buenos Aires

Department of Philosophy - University of Buenos Aires, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires - Argentina.

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2019-09-03

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RUIZ, M. F. Información biológica: ¿la teoría de la información ataca de nuevo?. Manuscrito: Revista Internacional de Filosofia, Campinas, SP, v. 42, n. 1, p. 169–209, 2019. Disponível em: https://periodicos.sbu.unicamp.br/ojs/index.php/manuscrito/article/view/8656461. Acesso em: 27 nov. 2022.

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