a new idea of perception and life
Connections among Varela's theory of enactive cognition , his evolutionary theory of natural drift, and his concept of autopoiesis are made clear. Two questions are posed in relation to Varela's conception of perception, and the tension that exists in his thought between the formal level of organization and the Jonasian notion of the organism.
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Barbaras, R. (2002). Francisco Varela: a new idea of perception and life. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 1 (2), pp. 127-132.
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