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At 03:38 PM 4/16/01 -0400, you wrote:
>So here is my question to the list membership: does such a derived system
>then have a cognitive "life" of its own?
I wouldn't say 'life', but history sounds appropriate.
> Is reification a form of "memory"?-
I think reification an important set in establishing a memory. I haven't
read as much as I would like on reification. It seems a very important
process and is certainly available to many species.
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