Self and other in communication and cognition : the role of auto-communication and intersubjectivity in autopoiesis of psychic systems
Märtsin, Mariann (2008) Self and other in communication and cognition : the role of auto-communication and intersubjectivity in autopoiesis of psychic systems. Integrative Psychological and Behavioral Science, 42(2), pp. 208-211.
By referring to Niklas Luhmann's theory of self-referential systems, Aldo Mascareño (2008, submitted for publication) gives an account of system-environment interrelatedness, explaining how social and individual constitute each other through the process of communication and co-creation of meanings. Two possible extensions to his account are discussed. Firstly, auto-communication within the system that happens without any external reference needs to be taken into account while describing the existence and constant re-creation of psychic systems. Secondly, in order for the system and environment or two systems to communicate, an imagined and temporary intersubjectivity between the two needs to be assumed.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Auto-communication, Intersubjectivity, Self-referential psychic systems|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000) > PSYCHOLOGY (170100) > Psychology not elsewhere classified (170199)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2007 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC|
|Deposited On:||04 Mar 2015 00:25|
|Last Modified:||06 Mar 2015 01:15|
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