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23. Of course we accept the importance of membranes in the origins and maintenance of life in general, as well as the epistemological necessity of imposing boundaries for both theoretical and experimental biologists. This epistemic function does not, however, require that such boundaries be uniquely and unequivocally identifiable.
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