Levels of Referential Dynamics

Download Edit this record How to cite View on PhilPapers
Abstract
Henri Bergson developed an extensive analysis of duration, which consists of the subjective perception of changing situations in a fluid and continuous perspective, distinct from the notion of chronological time. From this starting point, he defined consciousness by this criterion of temporal continuity, as accumulated memory. Jean Schneider presented a formalization of the self-referential characteristic of duration. In this paper, a parallel will be drawn between these models and the theory of self-reference from causal superposition. Some extensions of this theory will be presented, especially an approach to the problem of experience, and a generalization of referential properties to other types of information perspectives.
Keywords
No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories
(categorize this paper)
PhilPapers/Archive ID
TSCLOR
Upload history
First archival date: 2019-07-12
Latest version: 7 (2019-07-16)
View other versions
Added to PP index
2019-04-26

Total views
72 ( #40,530 of 53,481 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
6 ( #49,844 of 53,481 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads since first upload
This graph includes both downloads from PhilArchive and clicks on external links on PhilPapers.