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Information 2012, 3(3), 290-306; doi:10.3390/info3030290
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Review and Précis of Terrence Deacon’s Incomplete Nature: How Mind Emerged from Matter

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1 Department of Physics and St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto, 60 St. George St., Toronto, ON M5S 1A7, Canada 2 Strategic Innovation Lab OCAD University, Toronto, ON M5T 1W1, Canada
Received: 25 June 2012 / Revised: 23 July 2012 / Accepted: 30 July 2012 / Published: 7 August 2012
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Abstract

We review and summarize Terrence Deacon’s book, Incomplete Nature: How Mind Emerged from Matter.
Keywords: thermodynamics; morphodynamics; teleodynamics; ententional; absential; information; constraints thermodynamics; morphodynamics; teleodynamics; ententional; absential; information; constraints
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Logan, R.K. Review and Précis of Terrence Deacon’s Incomplete Nature: How Mind Emerged from Matter. Information 2012, 3, 290-306.

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