|Rationality, philosophy: rationality is the ability of a being to consciously adapt to a situation due to the generalizations of his experiences. It can also be rational to want to learn something new. See also system, order, creativity, discoveries, evaluation, repetition.|
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Rationality / Maturana: is constituted on the basis of arbitrarily accepted truths (premises).
Rationality / Maturana: (assuming objectivity in parentheses, i.e. no independent reality): not a property of consciousness, but distinction of operational coherences - the premises are non-rational (because of desires) - Emotion - Emotions determine the realm of reality: body-disposition for actions. - I 255 rationality is social - we can force no one if he has not already implicitly accepted the argument - (because he shares the premises). - ((s)> dialectical argument / Mates: conclusion already in the premises).
Biologie der Realität Frankfurt 2000