The brain as a hermeneutic device

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Abstract

An attempt has been made to reconcile the 'device approach' and the 'philosophical approach' to the brain. Systems exhibiting high structural and dynamic complexity may be candidates of being hermeneutic devices. The human brain, which is a structurally and dynamically complex device, not only perceives but also creates new reality: it is a hermeneutic device.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)179-189
Number of pages11
JournalBioSystems
Volume38
Issue number2-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1996

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The brain as a hermeneutic device. / Érdi, P.

In: BioSystems, Vol. 38, No. 2-3, 1996, p. 179-189.

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Érdi, P. / The brain as a hermeneutic device. In: BioSystems. 1996 ; Vol. 38, No. 2-3. pp. 179-189.
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