Fundierung and the Level of Life

Seed idea: Can we use Husserl's notion of "fundierung" to deal with Christopher Alexander's definition of "living structure"? With connections to affordances, Kauffman's screwdriver, and three levels of software: the backend layer, the interaction layer, and the "life" layer.

Part 1: 00:11
Alexander's definition of "living structure" and how to deal with it


Part 2: 13:18
Describing "life" as a function afforded by form, connection to Husserl's fundierung and Gibson's notion of affordances


Part 3: 23:47
What it "is" versus what it "does", three levels of software: the backend, the interaction layer, the layer of life. Music software example. Basecamp concept example.