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Scientific Reflections

Some may notice that the dynamic concept of “physical object”, proposed in the cited paper with Dubochinski, although it emerged from the physics of nonlinearly-coupled oscillating systems, has close parallels to ideas of Wolfgang K√∂hler in his Gestalt Psychology. In our paper (see link on the page “Scientific Reflections”) we sketched our notion of physical object as follows:

“… an individual physical object must be conceived always as something inseparable from a specific ‘regime of functioning’, i.e. from a specific, active physical process by which the object maintains itself in a stable manner, interacting with and reacting to changes in its environment while retaining its essential characteristics.

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