Toward a Science of Consciousness 1998

Jim Balter jqb at
Mon Apr 27 19:47:15 EST 1998

Oliver Sparrow wrote:
>  tonmaas at (Ton Maas) wrote:
> "" According to neurophysiologists Varela & Maturana consciousness is
> "" restricted to autopoietic systems - which by definition produce their
> own
> "" 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?

By being well-known and published in a relevant field, of course. :-)

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