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  1. Truth is What Works : Francisco J. Varela on Cognitive Science, Buddhism, the Inseparability of Subject and Object, and the Exaggerations of Constructivism--A Conversation.Francisco J. Varela & Bernhard Poerksen - 2006 - Journal of Aesthetic Education 40 (1):35-53.
  2. Entrevista Con Francisco J. Ayala.Francisco J. Ayala - 1983 - El Basilisco 15:78-93.
     
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  3. The Embodied Mind: Cognitive Science and Human Experience.Francisco J. Varela, Evan Thompson & Eleanor Rosch - 1991 - MIT Press.
    The Embodied Mind provides a unique, sophisticated treatment of the spontaneous and reflective dimension of human experience.
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    Principles of Biological Autonomy.Francisco J. Varela - 1979 - North-Holland.
  5. The Divinity of R? Ma in the R? M? Ya Formula Not Shown a of V? Lm? Ki.Luis Gonz lez-Reimann - 2006 - Journal of Indian Philosophy 34 (3):203-220.
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    Complexity in Environmental Education. Gonzá & Edgar Lez-Gaudiano - 2001 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 33 (2):153-166.
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    Introduction and Institutionalization of Genetics in Mexico Ana Barahona, Susana Pinar and Francisco J. Ayala.Ana Barahona, Susana Pinar & Francisco J. Ayala - 2005 - Journal of the History of Biology 38 (2):273-299.
    We explore the distinctive characteristics of Mexico's society, politics and history that impacted the establishment of genetics in Mexico, as a new disciplinary field that began in the early 20th century and was consolidated and institutionalized in the second half. We identify about three stages in the institutionalization of genetics in Mexico. The first stage can be characterized by Edmundo Taboada, who was the leader of a research program initiated during the Cárdenas government (1934-1940), which was primarily directed towards improving (...)
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  8. Teleological Explanations in Evolutionary Biology.Francisco J. Ayala - 1970 - Philosophy of Science 37 (1):1-15.
    The ultimate source of explanation in biology is the principle of natural selection. Natural selection means differential reproduction of genes and gene combinations. It is a mechanistic process which accounts for the existence in living organisms of end-directed structures and processes. It is argued that teleological explanations in biology are not only acceptable but indeed indispensable. There are at least three categories of biological phenomena where teleological explanations are appropriate.
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    Ethical Know-How: Action, Wisdom, and Cognition.Francisco J. Varela - 1999 - Stanford University Press.
    How can science be brought to connect with experience? This book addresses two of the most challenging problems facing contemporary neurobiology and cognitive science. Firstly, understanding how we unconsciously execute habitual actions as a result of neurological and cognitive processes that are not formal actions of conscious judgment but part of a habitual nexus of systematic self-organization. Secondly, attempting to create an ethics adequate to our present awareness that there is no such thing as a transcendental self, a stable subject (...)
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  10. Equivalencia geométrica en flujos de clase c2 en sistemas planares.Carlos Mario Escobar Callejas, Jos Rodrigo Gonz Lez Granada & Fern Ndez S. Nchez Oscar - 2011 - Scientia et Technica 16.
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  11. Life After Kant: Natural Purposes and the Autopoietic Foundations of Biological Individuality. [REVIEW]Andreas Weber & Francisco J. Varela - 2002 - Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 1 (2):97-125.
    This paper proposes a basic revision of the understanding of teleology in biological sciences. Since Kant, it has become customary to view purposiveness in organisms as a bias added by the observer; the recent notion of teleonomy expresses well this as-if character of natural purposes. In recent developments in science, however, notions such as self-organization (or complex systems) and the autopoiesis viewpoint, have displaced emergence and circular self-production as central features of life. Contrary to an often superficial reading, Kant gives (...)
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    Dialectic and Dialogue: Plato's Practice of Philosophical Inquiry.Francisco J. González - 1998 - Northwestern University Press.
    _Dialectic and Dialogue_ seeks to define the method and the aims of Plato's dialectic in both the "inconclusive" dialogues and the dialogues that describe and practice a method of hypothesis. Departing from most treatments of Plato, Gonzalez argues that the philosophical knowledge at which dialectic aims is nonpropositional, practical, and reflexive. The result is a reassessment of how Plato understood the nature of philosophy.
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    The View From Within: First-Person Approaches to the Study of Consciousness.Jonathan Shear & Francisco J. Varela (eds.) - 1999 - Imprint Academic.
    The study of conscious experience per se has not kept pace with the dramatic advances in PET, fMRI and other brain-scanning technologies. If anything, the standard approaches to examining the 'view from within' involve little more than cataloguing its readily accessible components. Thus the study of lived subjective experience is still at the level of Aristotelian science, leading to a widespread scepticism over the possibility of a truly scientific study of conscious experience. Drawing on a wide range of approaches -- (...)
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  14. The Naturalization of Phenomenology as the Transcendence of Nature: Searching for Generative Mutual Constraints.Francisco J. Varela - 1997 - Alter: revue de phénoménologie 5:355-385.
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  15. Radical Embodiment: Neural Dynamics and Consciousness.Evan Thompson & Francisco J. Varela - 2001 - Trends in Cognitive Sciences 5 (10):418-425.
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    If Neuroscience Needs Behavior, What Does Psychology Need?Francisco J. Parada & Alejandra Rossi - 2018 - Frontiers in Psychology 9.
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  17. The Biological Roots of Morality.Francisco J. Ayala - 1987 - Biology and Philosophy 2 (3):235-252.
    The question whether ethical behavior is biologically determined may refer either to thecapacity for ethics (e.i., the proclivity to judge human actions as either right or wrong), or to the moralnorms accepted by human beings for guiding their actions. My theses are: (1) that the capacity for ethics is a necessary attribute of human nature; and (2) that moral norms are products of cultural evolution, not of biological evolution.Humans exhibits ethical behavior by nature because their biological makeup determines the presence (...)
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    Plato and Heidegger: A Question of Dialogue.Francisco J. Gonzalez - 2009 - Pennsylvania State University Press.
    In a critique of Heidegger that respects his path of thinking, Francisco Gonzalez looks at the ways in which Heidegger engaged with Plato’s thought over the course of his career and concludes that, owing to intrinsic requirements of Heidegger’s own philosophy, he missed an opportunity to conduct a real dialogue with Plato that would have been philosophically fruitful for us all. Examining in detail early texts of Heidegger’s reading of Plato that have only recently come to light, Gonzalez, in (...)
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    Plato and Heidegger: A Question of Dialogue.Francisco J. Gonzalez - 2009 - Pennsylvania State University Press.
    Introduction: What is to be gained from a confrontation between Plato and Heidegger? -- Heidegger's critical reading of Plato in the 1920s -- Dialectic, ethics, and dialogue -- Heidegger's critique of dialectic in the 1920s --Ethics and ontology -- Ethics in Plato's sophist -- Heidegger and dialogue -- Logos and being -- The tensions in Heidegger's critique -- The guiding perspective of Plato as undermining the ontic/ontological distinction -- Heidegger on Plato's forms -- Conclusion: The relation between being and Heidegger (...)
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  20. Present-Time Consciousness.Francisco J. Varela - 1999 - Journal of Consciousness Studies 6 (2-3):111-140.
    My purpose in this article is to propose an explicitly naturalized account of the experience of present nowness on the basis of two complementary sources: phenomenological analysis and cognitive neuroscience. What I mean by naturalization, and the role cognitive neuroscience plays will become clear as the paper unfolds, but the main intention is to use the consciousness of present time as a study case for the phenomenological framework presented by Depraz in this Special Issue.
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  21. Naturalizing Phenomenology: Issues in Contemporary Phenomenology and Cognitive Science.Jean Petitot, Francisco J. Varela, Bernard Pachoud & Jean-Michel Roy (eds.) - 1999 - Stanford University Press.
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    Why Heidegger’s Hermeneutics is Not a “Diahermeneutics”.Francisco J. Gonzales - 2001 - Philosophy Today 45 (9999):138-152.
  23. The Tree of Knowledge:The Biological Roots of Human Understanding.Humberto R. Maturana & Francisco J. Varela - 1992 - Cognition.
    "Knowing how we know" is the subject of this book. Its authors present a new view of cognition that has important social and ethical implications, for, they assert, the only world we humans can have is the one we create together through the actions of our coexistence. Written for a general audience as well as for students, scholars, and scientists and abundantly illustrated with examples from biology, linguistics, and new social and cultural phenomena, this revised edition includes a new afterword (...)
     
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    Darwinism and Its Discontents. [REVIEW]Francisco J. Ayala - 2007 - Journal of the History of Biology 40 (3):592-594.
    Presenting an ardent defence of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution, this book offers a clear and comprehensive exposition of Darwin's thinking. Michael Ruse brings the story up to date, examining the origins of life, the fossil record, and the mechanism of natural selection. Rival theories are explored, from punctuated equilibrium to human evolution . The philosophical and religious implications of Darwinism are discussed, including a discussion of Creationism and its modern day offshoot, Intelligent Design Theory. Ruse draws upon the most (...)
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    Incommensurability and Balancing.Francisco J. Urbina - 2015 - Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 35 (3):575-605.
    A common objection to the use of balancing tests in human rights adjudication is that it is not possible to perform a quantitative comparison between gains and losses for rights or the public good by means only of rational criteria. Here I provide a general account of the incommensurability objection, with the aim of making explicit its scope, and of dispelling some common misconceptions surrounding it. Relying on this account, I engage with recent defences of balancing against the incommensurability objection.
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  26. Francisco J. Gonzalez, Ed., The Third Way: New Directions, in Platonic Studies. [REVIEW]J. A. Corlett - 1997 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 35:458-459.
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    Understanding Natural Cognition in Everyday Settings: 3 Pressing Challenges.Francisco J. Parada - 2018 - Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 12.
  28. At the Source of Time: Valence and the Constitutional Dynamics of Affect: The Question, the Background: How Affect Originarily Shapes Time.Francisco J. Varela - 2005 - Journal of Consciousness Studies 12 (8-10):8-10.
    This paper represents a step in the analysis of the key, but much-neglected role of affect and emotions as the originary source of the living present, as a foundational dimension of the moment-to-moment emergence of consciousness. In a more general sense, we may express the question in the following terms: there seems to be a growing consensus from various sources -- philosophical, empirical and clinical -- that emotions cannot be seen as a mere 'coloration' of the cognitive agent, understood as (...)
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    Δύναµις and Dasein, Ἐνέργεια and Ereignis.Francisco J. Gonzalez - 2018 - Research in Phenomenology 48 (3):409-432.
    The “destructive” appropriation of the Aristotelian concepts of δύναµις and ἐνέργεια played a central role in Martin Heidegger’s own reflection on the meaning of being. While this has been generally known for some time, it is only now that we can understand the full scope, complexity and evolving character of this appropriation. One reason is the fairly recent publication of notes and protocols for seminars Heidegger led on Aristotle as late as the 1940s and 1950s. Another is the existence of (...)
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    Exercising the Right to Blasphemy.Francisco J. Campos Zamora - 2018 - Rechtstheorie 49 (3):389-406.
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    The Aristotelian Reception of the Idea of the Good According to Heidegger and Gadamer.Francisco J. Gonzalez - 2017 - Chôra 15:611-628.
    Pendant l’ete de 1928 Heidegger a offert un seminaire sur le troisieme livre de la Physique d’Aristote et donc sur l’explication aristotelicienne de la nature du mouvement. La derniere seance de ce cours, qui eut lieu le 25 juillet, est d’une grande importance parce que c’est a cette occasion que Heidegger va au livre neuf de la Metaphysique pour essayer de comprendre la notion ontologique qui est a la base de l’interpretation aristotelicienne du mouvement : l’energeia. Mais dans les protocoles (...)
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    Plato and Myth: Studies on the Use and Status of Platonic Myths.Catherine Collobert, Pierre Destrée & Francisco J. Gonzalez (eds.) - 2012 - Brill.
    Through the contributions of specialists in the field, this volume addresses the still open question of the role and status of myth in Plato’s dialogues and thereby speaks to the broader problem of the relation between philosophy and ...
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  33. How to Read a Platonic Prologue: Lysis 203a–207d.Francisco J. Gonzalez - 2003 - In Ann N. Michelini (ed.), Plato as Author: The Rhetoric of Philosophy. Brill. pp. 22--36.
     
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    Color Vision: A Case Study in the Foundations of Cognitive Science.Francisco J. Varela & Evan Thompson - 1990 - Revue de Synthèse 111 (1-2):129-138.
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    19. The Concept of Biological Progress.Francisco J. Ayala - 1974 - In Francisco Jose Ayala & Theodosius Grigorievich Dobzhansky (eds.), Studies in the Philosophy of Biology: Reduction and Related Problems. University of California Press. pp. 339.
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    There is No Place for Intelligent Design in the Philosophy of Biology : Intelligent Design is Not Science.Francisco J. Ayala - 2010 - In Francisco José Ayala & Robert Arp (eds.), Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Biology. Wiley-Blackwell. pp. 364--390.
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    How is the Truth of Beings in the Soul? Interpreting Anamnesis in Plato.Francisco J. Gonzalez - 2007 - Elenchos 28 (2):275-302.
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    The Virtue of Dialogue, Dialogue as Virtue in Plato's Protagoras.Francisco J. Gonzalez - 2014 - Philosophical Papers 43 (1):33-66.
  39. On Becoming Aware: A Pragmatics of Experiencing.Natalie Depraz, Francisco J. Varela & Pierre Vermersch - 2003 - John Benjamins.
    Searches for the sources and means for a disciplined practical approach to exploring human experience.
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    Neo‐Darwinism: An Uneven Assessment. Evolutionary Theory: Paths Into the Future. Edited by J. W. POLLARD. John Wiley and Sons, 1984, Pp. 271. £21.50. [REVIEW]Francisco J. Ayala - 1985 - Bioessays 3 (1):44-45.
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    PLATO'S THINKING M. Dixsaut: Platon Et la Question de la Pensée . (Études Platoniciennes 1.) Pp. 330. Paris: Librairie Philosophique J. Vrin, 2000. Paper, Frs. 170. ISBN: 2-7116-1466-. [REVIEW]Francisco J. Gonzalez - 2002 - The Classical Review 52 (01):48-.
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    The Third Way: New Directions in Platonic Studies.Francisco J. Gonzalez - 1995 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    The study of Plato's dialogues has traditionally oscillated between two paradigms: one that portrays the dialogues as treatises expounding doctrines and one that sees them as purely skeptical, rhetorical, or literary. This collection of new essays by twelve noted Plato scholars illustrates the fruitfulness of breaking away from those paradigms, which have divided Platonic scholarship and led it to a number of dead ends. While the essays are diverse in their approaches, each seeks to find a 'third way' to understand (...)
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    Fermi, Heisenberg y Lawrence.Francisco J. Ynduráin - 2002 - Arbor 171 (673):75-86.
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    Nonpropositional Knowledge in Plato.Francisco J. Gonzalez - 1998 - Apeiron 31 (3):235-284.
  45. Whose Metaphysics of Presence? Heidegger’s Interpretation of Energeia and Dunamis in Aristotle.Francisco J. Gonzalez - 2006 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 44 (4):533-568.
    In the recently published 1924 course, Grundbegriffe der aristotelischen Philosophie, Martin Heidegger offers a detailed interpretation of Aristotle’s definition of kinesis in the Physics. This interpretation identifies entelecheia with what is finished and present-at-an-end and energeia with being-at-work toward this end. In arguing against this interpretation, the present paper attempts to show that Aristotle interpreted being from the perspective of praxis rather than poiesis and therefore did not identify it with static presence. The paper also challenges later variations of Heidegger’s (...)
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    Plato’s Lysis: An Enactment of Philosophical Kinship.Francisco J. Gonzalez - 1995 - Ancient Philosophy 15 (1):69-90.
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    Adaptation and Novelty: Teleological Explanations in Evolutionary Biology.Francisco J. Ayala - 1999 - History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 21 (1):3 - 33.
    Knives, birds' wings, and mountain slopes are used for certain purposes: cutting, flying, and climbing. A bird's wings have in common with knives that they have been 'designed' for the purpose they serve, which purpose accounts for their existence, whereas mountain slopes have come about by geological processes independently of their uses for climbing. A bird's wings differ from a knife in that they have not been designed or produced by any conscious agent; rather, the wings, like the slopes, are (...)
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    The Birth of Being and Time: Heidegger's Pivotal 1921 Reading of Aristotle's On the Soul.Francisco J. Gonzalez - 2018 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 56 (2):216-239.
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    El Electrón: Una de Las Partículas Fundamentales de la Naturaleza.Francisco J. Ynduráin - 1997 - Arbor 158 (622):205-228.
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    Plato’s Lysis: An Enactment of Philosophical Kinship.Francisco J. Gonzalez - 1995 - Ancient Philosophy 15 (1):69 - 90.
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