Open peer commentary on the target article “How and Why the Brain Lays the Foundations for a Conscious Self” by Martin V. Butz. Excerpt: Avoiding the term “representation” would make the article much more consistent with a radical constructivist way of thinking. It would also open up unexpected opportunities for realizing the potential of some of its most interesting ideas, such as the connection between anticipatory drive and attention (§31).
Bettoni M. C. (2008) Why and How to Avoid Representation. Constructivist Foundations 4(1): 15–16. Available at http://www.univie.ac.at/constructivism/journal/4/1/015.bettoni