Volume 7, Number 3
July 2012

Cover Art: “Gunung Rinjani”, acryl on canvas, 60 x 60 cm © Nathalie Guerra 2011, courtesy of the artist

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Reflections on My Collaboration with Francisco Varela

Humberto R. Maturana

Neurophenomenology, an Ongoing Practice of/in Consciousness

Michel Bitbol

The Transcendence of the Observer. Discussions at the Conference “The Ethical Meaning of Francisco Varela’s Thought”

Humberto R. Maturana, Michel Bitbol & Pier Luigi Luisi

Autopoietic Systems: A Generalized Explanatory Approach – Part 3: The Scale of Description Problem

Hugo Urrestarazu

From Information to Cognition: The Systems Counterculture, Heinz von Foerster’s Pedagogy, and Second-Order Cybernetics

Bruce Clarke

Continuous Dialogues III: Processes of Construction Ernst von Glasersfeld’s Answers to a Wide Variety of Questioners on the Oikos Web Site 1997–2010

Vincent Kenny

Mind, a Machine? Review of “The Search for a Theory of Cognition: Early Mechanisms and New Ideas” edited by Stefano Franchi and Francesco Bianchini

Peter Cariani

Biosemiotics and Constructivism: Strong Allies. Review of “Essential Readings in Biosemiotics” edited by Donald Favareau.

Krystyna Bielecka

Travelling in Style from Standard  Cognitive Science to Embodied Cognition. Review of “Embodied Cognition” by Lawrence Shapiro

Jakub Ryszard Matyja

Constructing Doers of Science? Review of “Elementary Science Methods: A Constructivist Approach” (6th Edition) by David Jerner Martin

Michael Urban

Publication Review. Recent Books and Articles Related to Constructivist Approaches

Acknowledgment to Reviewers of Volume 7