Francisco Varela

Francisco Varela Chilean Biologist


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Francisco Varela passed away on 28th May 2001 aged 54.


Francisco Varela is a 54 year old Chilean Biologist born on 7th September, 1946 in Santiago. Their zodiac sign is Virgo

Francisco Varela is a member of the following lists: French National Centre for Scientific Research, Colegio del Verbo Divino alumni and 20th-century American writers.


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First Name Francisco
Last Name Varela
Age 54 (age at death) years
Birthday 7th September, 1946
Birthplace Santiago
Died 28th May, 2001
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Nationality Chilean
Occupation Biologist

Francisco Javier Varela García (September 7, 1946 – May 28, 2001) was a Chilean biologist, philosopher, and neuroscientist who, together with his teacher Humberto Maturana, is best known for introducing the concept of autopoiesis to biology, and for co-founding the Mind and Life Institute to promote dialog between science and Buddhism.

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