"Conscious purposeful behavior" (M. BUNGE, 1979, p.172).
BUNGE enounces a systemic viewpoint about volition: "The will is not an entity but a neural activity… Nor is the will a mysterious faculty of an immaterial mind, but a capacity of highly evolved Central Nervous Systems, namely a control of behavior by the thought process" (1979, p.173).
Of course, BUNGE considers thought itself as an activity of the Central Nervous System.
It is interesting to compare these views with P. VENDRYES' and on the other hand H. MATURANA and F. VARELA's concepts of autonomy.
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