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  • [2003]  On Becoming Aware: a pragmatics of experiencing. (Advances in Consciousness Research, 43), John Benjamins, 2003

    Michael R. Dewey. Everything you've always wanted to know about meta-gaming (but were to afraid to ask) [text] (Depraz, Natalie / Varela, Francisco J. / Vermersch, Pierre)
  • [2001]  Radical Embodiment: neural dynamics and consciousness. Trends in cognitive sciences, 5(10), 2001, pp. 418-425 (Thompson, E. / Varela, Francisco J.)
  • [2000]  The Gesture of Awareness: an account of its structural dynamics. In: M. Velmans (Ed.), Investigating Phenomenal Consciousness, John Benjamins, 2000, pp.121-136 (Depraz, N. / Varela, F. / Vermersch, P.)
  • [1999]  The View from Within: first-person methods in the study of consciousness. Imprint Academic, London, 1999 (Varela, Francisco / Shear, J.)
  • [1999]  The Gesture of Awareness: an account of its structural dynamics. In: On Becoming Aware: The pragmatics of experiencing by N.Depraz, F.Varela and P.Vermersch. In: M Velmans (Ed.). Investigating Phenomenal Consciousness. Amsterdam, Benjamin, 1999 (Varela, Francisco / Depraz, N. / Vermersch, P.)
  • [1999]  Present-Time Consciousness. Journal of Consciousness Studies, 1999, 6, 2-3, 111-140
  • [1999]  Ethical Know-How: Action, Wisdom, and Cognition. Stanford University Press, 1999
  • [1998]  The Tree of Knowledge: the biological roots of human understanding. Shambhala Press, 1998 (Varela, Francisco / Maturana, Humberto)
  • [1997]  The specious present: a neurophenomenology of time consciousness. In: J.Petitot, F.J.Varela, J.-M. Roy and B.Pachoud (Eds.), Naturalizing Phenomenology: Issues in Contemporary Phenomenology and Cognitive Science. Stanford University Press, 1997
  • [1997]  Laying Down a Path in Walking: essays on enactive cognition.New York, Zone Books/MIT Press, 1997
  • [1992]  Tree of Knowledge: the biological roots of human understanding. Shambhala, 1992 (Maturana, Humberto R. / Varela, Francisco)
  • [1992]  The Tree of Knowledge: the biological roots of human understanding. Shambhala, 1992 [reviews] (Maturana, Humberto R. / Varela, Francisco J.)
  • [1992]  The Embodied Mind: cognitive science and human experience. MIT Press, 1992 (Varela, Francisco / Thompson, Evan / Rosch, Eleanor)
  • [1991]  The Embodied Mind. MIT Press, 1991
  • [1988]  The Tree of Knowledge. Shambala, 1988 (Maturana, H. / Varela, F.)
  • [1988]  Laying Down a Path in Walking: a biologist's look at a new biology and its ethics. In: Stanislav Grof (Ed.), Human Survival and Consciousness Evolution. SUNY Press, 1988
  • [1987]  The Tree of Knowledge: the biological roots of human understanding. Shambhala, 1987 (Maturana, Humberto / Varela, Francisco)
  • [1987]  Laying down a path in walking. In: W. Thompson (Ed.), Gaia: A way of knowing. Lindisfarne Press, 1987
  • [1984]  The Creative Circle: sketches on the natural history of circularity. In: Paul Watzlavick (Ed.), The Invented Reality. Norton Publishing, 1984.
  • [1980]  Form Dynamics. J. Soc. Biol. Structures 3, 1980, pp. 171-206 (Kauffman, L. H. / Varela, Francisco J.)
  • [1980]  Autopoiesis and Cognition. Reidel, 1980 (Maturana, Humberto R. / Varela, Francisco J.)
  • [1979]  The Extended Calculus of Indications Interpreted as a Three-valued Logic. Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic, 20, 1979, pp. 141-146
  • [1979]  Systems and distinctions: Duality and complementarity. International Journal of General Systems, 5, 1979, 1, pp. 31-43 (Goguen, J. A. / Varela, Francisco)
  • [1979]  Autopoiesis and Cognition: the realization of the living. Reidel, 1979 (Maturana, Humberto / Varela, Francisco)
  • [1975]  A Calculus for Self-reference. International Journal of General Systems, 2, 1975, pp. 15-24. [text]
  • [1974]  Autopoiesis: the organization of living systems, its characterization and a model, Biosystems, 5, 1974, 4, pp.187-196 (Varela, Francisco / Maturana, H. R. / Uribe, R.)
  • [1973]  Autopoiesis and Cognition: the realization of the living. Reidel, 1973 (Maturana, Humberto / Varela, Francisco)

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