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  1. Michael L. Anderson & Donald R. Perlis (2005). The Roots of Self-Awareness. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 4 (3):297-333.
    In this paper we provide an account of the structural underpinnings of self-awareness. We offer both an abstract, logical account.
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  2. Michael L. Anderson & Donald R. Perlis (2002). Symbol Systems. In L. Nagel (ed.), Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science. Macmillan.
  3. Donald R. Perlis (1997). Consciousness as Self-Function. Journal of Consciousness Studies 4 (4-5):509-25.
  4. Donald R. Perlis (1995). Consciousness and Complexity: The Cognitive Quest. Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence 14:309-21.
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  5. Donald R. Perlis (1994). Putting One's Foot in One's Head -- Part 2: How. In Eric Dietrich (ed.), Thinking Computers and Virtual Persons. Academic Press. 435-455.
     
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  6. Patrick Hayes, Stevan Harnad, Donald R. Perlis & Ned Block (1992). Virtual Symposium on Virtual Mind. Minds and Machines 2 (3):217-238.
    When certain formal symbol systems (e.g., computer programs) are implemented as dynamic physical symbol systems (e.g., when they are run on a computer) their activity can be interpreted at higher levels (e.g., binary code can be interpreted as LISP, LISP code can be interpreted as English, and English can be interpreted as a meaningful conversation). These higher levels of interpretability are called "virtual" systems. If such a virtual system is interpretable as if it had a mind, is such a "virtual (...)
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  7. Donald R. Perlis (1991). Putting One's Foot in One's Head -- Part 1: Why. Noûs 25 (September):435-55.
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