Toward a Science of Consciousness 1998

Oliver Sparrow ohgs at
Mon Apr 27 08:51:41 EST 1998

 tonmaas at (Ton Maas) wrote:

"" According to neurophysiologists Varela & Maturana consciousness is
"" restricted to autopoietic systems - which by definition produce their
"" organization by an evolutionary process not unlike "tinkering". 

I do not disagree with the sentiment, but how can they possibly make this
statement as anything more than a hypothesis?

Oliver Sparrow

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