I’m like a cracked record with “Nothing New Under the Sun”.
I was just using the wayback machine / web-archive to find a copy of Doug Hofstadter’s contribution to the 2006 Tucson Science of Consciousness event:
Downward Causation, and
(Mentioned here in 2006.)
His “I am a Strange Loop” was published the following year 2007, so maybe there are no published copies of a paper with that full title?
ANYWAY – imagine my surprise – skimming the programme page, I find Giulio Tononi and his Integrated Information Theory was already on that programme in 2006!
And a few lines further down – Mark Solms was part of the event too! Co-host of a whole morning plenary on “Dreams” – which is of course where he started.
Everything that needs saying has already been said by someone somewhere.
(Wish I’d made more effort to attend Tucson when I had the chances – was actually living in the US South at the time 2005/6/7/8 – that early 2006 post above, I mention moving to our new address!)