He explains that by regarding mind not as a thing but as a process — the process of cognition — and by identifying this process as the process of life, “mind and matter no longer appear to belong to two separate categories, but can be seen as representing two complementary aspects of the phenomenon of life…”
A philosophy of participation in dynamic wholeness
Daniel Christian Wahl

I haven’t yet read Maturana and Varela but does this means that the circularity is something like: we interact with the world, so we perceive the world (sensory interactions), which gives rise to mental construction/cognition, which pushes is to further interact with the world?

So living would be that circular process?

Sounds like we’re very close if not right to the crux of Buddhist “not self” truth?

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