Open peer commentary on the target article “How and Why the Brain Lays the Foundations for a Conscious Self” by Martin V. Butz. Excerpt: I feel that the use of terms such as “code,” “information,” and “symbol” for neural constellations that are not further described defeats the intention of the analysis presented because unless these terms are explicitly given specific neurobiological definitions they inevitably suggest the presence of a consciously reflecting agent.
Glasersfeld E. (2008) Treacherous Terms. Constructivist Foundations 4(1): 16–17. Available at http://www.univie.ac.at/constructivism/journal/4/1/016.glasersfeld