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  1. Naturaliser la phénoménologie: Husserlianisme et science cognitive.Jean-Michel Roy, Jean Francisco J. Varela & Bernard Pachoud (eds.) - 2002 - CNRS Editions.
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  2. Naturalizing Phenomenology: Issues in Contemporary Phenomenology and Cognitive Science.Jean Petitot, Francisco J. Varela, Bernard Pachoud & Jean-Michel Roy (eds.) - 1999 - Stanford University Press.
    This ambitious work aims to shed new light on the relations between Husserlian phenomenology and the present-day efforts toward a scientific theory of cognition—with its complex structure of disciplines, levels of explanation, and ...
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  3. Understanding Origins. Contemporary Views on the Origin of Life.Francisco J. Varela & Jean-Pierre Dupuy - forthcoming - Mind and Society. Dordrecht, Boston, London.
     
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  4. Understanding Origins: Contemporary Views on the Origin of Life, Mind and Society.Francisco J. Varela, Jean-Pierre Dupuy & Elias L. Khalil - 1994 - History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 16 (2):355.
     
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  5. Guiding the study of brain dynamics by using first- person data: Synchrony patterns correlate with ongoing conscious states during a simple visual task.Antoine Lutz, Jacques Martinerie, Jean-Philippe Lachaux & Francisco J. Varela - 2002 - Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the Usa 99 (3):1586-1591.
    Laboratoire de Neurosciences Cognitives et Imagerie Ce´re´brale (LENA), Hoˆpital de La Salpeˆtrie`re, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS).
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  6. Beyond the gap: An introduction to naturalizing phenomenology.Jean-Michel Roy, Jean Petitot, Bernard Pachoud & Francisco J. Varela - 1999 - In Jean Petitot, Franscisco J. Varela, Barnard Pacoud & Jean-Michel Roy (eds.), Naturalizing Phenomenology. Stanford University Press.
     
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  7. Jean Petitot, Francisco J. Varela, et al.(ed.), Naturalizing Pheneomenology.J. Parnas - 2001 - Journal of Consciousness Studies 8 (1):85-86.
  8. 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.
    In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content:The Journal of Aesthetic Education 40.1 (2006) 35-53 [Access article in PDF] "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 Institut für Journalistik und Kommunikationswissenschaft Universität Hamburg Francisco J. Varela (1946-2001) studied biology in Santiago de Chile, obtained his doctorate 1970 at Harvard (...)
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  9. 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.
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    Ethical know-how: action, wisdom, and cognition.Francisco J. Varela - 1999 - Stanford, Calif.: 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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    The view from within: first-person approaches to the study of consciousness.Jonathan Shear & Francisco J. Varela (eds.) - 1999 - Bowling Green, OH: 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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  15. 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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  16. Radical embodiment: Neural dynamics and consciousness.Evan Thompson & Francisco J. Varela - 2001 - Trends in Cognitive Sciences 5 (10):418-425.
  17. 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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    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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    The extended calculus of indications interpreted as a three-valued logic.Francisco J. Varela - 1979 - Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic 20 (1):141-146.
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  20. 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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    El árbol del conocimiento: las bases biológicas del conocimiento humano.Humberto R. Maturana & Francisco J. Varela - 1990 - Madrid: Editorial Debate. Edited by Francisco J. Varela.
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  22. 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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    Between Turing and quantum mechanics there is body to be found.Francisco J. Varela - 1990 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 13 (4):687-688.
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    Fully embodying the personal level.Francisco J. Varela & Pierre Vermersch - 1998 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 21 (6):777-778.
    The target article concludes that it is essential to introduce the personal level in cognitive science. We propose to take this conclusion one step further. The personal level should consist of first-person accounts of specific, contextualized experiences, not abstract or imagined cases. Exploring first-person accounts at their own level of detail calls for the refinements of method that can link up with neural accounts.
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    Redrawing the Map and Resetting the Time: Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences.Shaun Gallagher & Francisco J. Varela - 2003 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 33 (sup1):93-132.
    In recent years there has been some hard-won but still limited agreement that phenomenology can be of central and positive importance to the cognitive sciences. This realization comes in the wake of dismissive gestures made by philosophers of mind who mistakenly associate phenomenological method with untrained psychological introspection (e.g., Dennett 1991). For very different reasons, resistance is also found on the phenomenological side of this issue. There are many thinkers well versed in the Husserlian tradition who are not willing to (...)
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    Redrawing the Map and Resetting the Time: Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences.Shaun Gallagher & Francisco J. Varela - 2003 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 33 (Supplement):93-132.
    e argue that phenomenology can be of central and positive importance to the cognitive sciences, and that it can also learn from the empirical research conducted in those sciences. We discuss the project of naturalizing phenomenology and how this can be best accomplished. We provide several examples of how phenomenology and the cognitive sciences can integrate their research. Specifically, we consider issues related to embodied cognition and intersubjectivity. We provide a detailed analysis of issues related to time-consciousness, with reference to (...)
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  27. Der Baum der Erkenntnis. Die biologischen Wurzeln des menschlichen Erkennens.Humberto R. Maturana & Francisco J. Varela - 1989 - Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 20 (1):166-169.
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    Naturalizing Teleology: Towards a Theory of Biological Subjects.Andreas Weber & Francisco J. Varela - 2008 - In Luca Illetterati (ed.), Purposiveness: Teleology Between Nature and Mind. Ontos Verlag. pp. 201-220.
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    Autopoiesis and lifelines: The importance of origins.Evan Thompson & Francisco J. Varela - 1999 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (5):909-910.
    Lifelines provides a useful corrective to “ultra-Darwinism” but it is marred by its failure to cite its scientific predecessors. Rose's argument could have been strengthened by taking greater account of the theory of autopoiesis in biology and of enactive cognitive science.
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    On Becoming Aware: A Pragmatics of Experiencing. Advances in Consciousness Research.Natalie Depraz, Francisco J. Varela & Pierre Vermersch (eds.) - 2003 - John Benjamins Publishing.
    This book searches for the sources and means for a disciplined practical approach to exploring human experience. The spirit of this book is "pragmatic" and relies on a Husserlian phenomenology primarily understood as a "method" of exploring our experience. The authors do not aim at a neo-Kantian "a priori" new theory of experience but instead they describe a concrete activity: how we examine what we live through, how we "become aware" of our own mental life. The range of experiences of (...)
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    La réduction a l’épreuve de l’expérience.Natalie Depraz, Francisco J. Varela & Pierre Vermersch - 2000 - Études Phénoménologiques 16 (31-32):165-184.
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    La réduction a l’épreuve de l’expérience.Natalie Depraz, Francisco J. Varela & Pierre Vermersch - 2000 - Études Phénoménologiques 16 (31-32):165-184.
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    Ways of coloring: Comparative color vision as a case study for cognitive science.Evan Thompson, Adrian Palacios & Francisco J. Varela - 1992 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 15 (1):1-26.
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    On the ways to color.Evan Thompson, Adrian Palacios & Francisco J. Varela - 1992 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 15 (1):56-74.
  35. La nuova ragione. Scienza e cultura nella società contemporanea.Paolo Rossi, Jean Dieudonné, René Thom, Clifford A. Truesdell, Tullio Regge, Ugo Amaldi, Enrico Bellone, Isabelle Stengers, Francisco J. Ayala, Vittorio Sgarabella, Yehuda Elkana, William Leiss, Saverio Avveduto, Abdul-Razzak Kaddoura & Mario Borillo (eds.) - 1981 - Scientia/Il Mulino.
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    To Help or Not to Help? Prosocial Behavior, Its Association With Well-Being, and Predictors of Prosocial Behavior During the Coronavirus Disease Pandemic.Elisa Haller, Jelena Lubenko, Giovambattista Presti, Valeria Squatrito, Marios Constantinou, Christiana Nicolaou, Savvas Papacostas, Gökçen Aydın, Yuen Yu Chong, Wai Tong Chien, Ho Yu Cheng, Francisco J. Ruiz, María B. García-Martín, Diana P. Obando-Posada, Miguel A. Segura-Vargas, Vasilis S. Vasiliou, Louise McHugh, Stefan Höfer, Adriana Baban, David Dias Neto, Ana Nunes da Silva, Jean-Louis Monestès, Javier Alvarez-Galvez, Marisa Paez-Blarrina, Francisco Montesinos, Sonsoles Valdivia-Salas, Dorottya Ori, Bartosz Kleszcz, Raimo Lappalainen, Iva Ivanović, David Gosar, Frederick Dionne, Rhonda M. Merwin, Maria Karekla, Angelos P. Kassianos & Andrew T. Gloster - 2022 - Frontiers in Psychology 12.
    The coronavirus disease pandemic fundamentally disrupted humans’ social life and behavior. Public health measures may have inadvertently impacted how people care for each other. This study investigated prosocial behavior, its association well-being, and predictors of prosocial behavior during the first COVID-19 pandemic lockdown and sought to understand whether region-specific differences exist. Participants from eight regions clustering multiple countries around the world responded to a cross-sectional online-survey investigating the psychological consequences of the first upsurge of lockdowns in spring 2020. Prosocial behavior (...)
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  37. Francisco J. Varela (1946-2001). A Tribute.Evan Thompson - 2001 - Journal of Consciousness Studies 8 (8):66-69.
     
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  38. Francisco J. Varela, Evan Thompson, and Eleanor Rosch, The Embodied Mind-Cognitive Science and Human Experience Reviewed by.Michael Wheeler - 1994 - Philosophy in Review 14 (1):68-70.
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    Francisco J. Varela (1946–2001).Evan Thompson - 2001 - Trends in Cognitive Sciences 5 (8):368.
    It is with great sadness that I record the death of Francisco Varela, who passed away at his home in Paris, on May 28, 2001. With his passing, the science of consciousness has lost one of its most brilliant, original, creative, and compas- sionate thinkers.
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  40. Humberto R. Maturana and Francisco J. Varela on science and the humanities: the Poerksen interviews.Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht, Humberto R. Maturana & Bernhard Poerksen - forthcoming - Journal of Aesthetic Education.
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  41. Review of Francisco J. Varela, Evan Thompson & Eleanor Rosch's The Embodied Mind: Cognitive Science and Human Experience. [REVIEW]B. Preston - 1994 - Philosophical Psychology 7:503-503.
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    Natalie Depraz, Francisco J. Varela, Pierre Vermersch, À l’épreuve de l’expérience - Pour une pratique phénoménologique. [REVIEW]Denisa Butnaru - 2012 - Studia Phaenomenologica 12:434-437.
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    Approches de l'intentionnalité : de l'individu aux groupes sociaux.Francisco Varela - forthcoming - Rhuthmos.
    Dans cette conférence de 1996, Francisco Varela tente d'établir une homologie formelle entre l'émergence cognitive dans le monde du vivant et celle propre au monde social. Texte retranscrit par Christiane Peyron-Bonjan, soumis au conférencier et corrigé par ses soins. 1. Introduction Je vous remercie de votre invitation à faire une communication ici. Il y a une semaine, à Londres, j'ai participé à un colloque homologue, intitulé « Complexity and Strategy » organisé par le Santa Fe Institute for the (...)
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    The Tree of Knowledge. The Biological Roots of Human Understanding. Boston & London: New Science Library, 1987. Humberto R. Maturana and Francisco J. Varela[REVIEW]Gertrudis van de Vijver - 1988 - Philosophica 41.
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    Francisco Varela : Le Cercle créateur.Michel Bitbol & Jean Petitot - 2018 - Revue de Synthèse 139 (3-4):411-417.
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    Review of The embodied mind : cognitive science and human experience by Varela, Francisco J., Thompson, Evan and Rosch, Eleanor.McClelland Tom - 2017 - Phenomenological Reviews 2017.
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    Bette Anton, MLS, is the Head Librarian of the Optometry Library/Health Sciences Information Service. This library serves the University of California at Berkeley–University of California at San Francisco Joint Medical Program and the University of California at Berkeley School of Optometry.Stanley P. Azen, Leslie J. Blackhall, Katherine H. Brown, Carole H. Browner, Russell Burck, Jean E. Chambers, Gelya Frank, Walter Glannon & Amnon Goldworth - 2002 - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 11:114-115.
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    La naturalizzazione della fenomenologia: storia di un progetto.Jean Petitot - 2008 - Rivista di Estetica 37:141-146.
    Nel 1982, Francisco Varela è stato membro fondatore del crea, il centro di ricerca sull’epistemologia applicata di cui sono ora direttore. Era appena giunto in Francia dopo aver rifiutato un incarico negli Stati uniti perché il governo statunitense gli era parso responsabile della grave crisi politica che aveva colpito il suo paese negli anni seguenti il golpe di Pinochet, costringendolo ad abbandonare il Cile. Jean-Pierre Dupuy, colui che istituì il crea, lo chiamò a Parigi dove Varela (...)
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  49. Entrevista con Francisco J. Ayala.Francisco J. Ayala - 1983 - El Basilisco 15:78-93.
     
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    Bermejo, Ignacio Jericó. Domingo Báñez, Teología de la infidelidad en Paganos y Herejes (1584). Madrid: Editorial Revista Agustiniana, 2000. Chrétien, Jean-Luis. The Unforgettable and the Unhoped For. Trans. J. Bloechl. New York: Fordham University Press, 2002. Cupitt, Don. Is Nothing Sacred: The Non-Realist Philosophy of Religion. New. [REVIEW]Josep-Vicent Ferre Domínguez, Francisco Bueno-Félix C. Fernández, Antonio Claver Ferrer, Jacinto García & Gregorio Martínez - 2003 - Augustinian Studies 34 (1).
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