|Brain states: In philosophy, "brain state" refers to the specific configuration and activity of neurons and synapses at a given moment, corresponding to mental experiences and functions. See also Brain, Thinking, Consciousness, Experiences._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
Niklas Luhmann on Brain/Brain State - Dictionary of Arguments
Reese-Schäfer II 79
Brain / Luhmann / Reese-Schäfer: The brain is not an environmentally open reflex system, but a functionally closed system that only understands its own "language" and deals with its own states.
Constructivism: knowledge has qualitatively and quantitatively only very little contact with the environment.
Observation is no longer attributed to the subject.
>Constructivism, >Environment/Parsons, >Observation/Luhmann, >Subject/Luhmann._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Introduction to Systems Theory, Lectures Universität Bielefeld 1991/1992
Einführung in die Systemtheorie Heidelberg 1992
Die Kunst der Gesellschaft Frankfurt 1997
Luhmann zur Einführung Hamburg 2001