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In his book, Evolution and Consciousness, Leslie Dewart uses some very specific vocabulary.  Here is [an outline of] a glossary, organized approximately in the order in which the terms appear in the Synopsis:

E&C
Evolution
Consciousness
Speech
Experience
Conscious Experience
Self-presence
Real
Communication
Language
Message
Sign
Symbol
Assertiveness
Perceptual Consciousness
Assertive Experience
Thinking
Understanding
Self
Self-Definition
Meaning
Religion
Institution of Self-Definition
Theme
Thesis
Non-Thematic Speech
Thematic Speech
Categories
Reality
Causality
Finality (Purpose)
Indo-European (IE)
Apodictic
Ontic
Absent-Mindedness
Depositional
Phenomenal
Defective Consciousness
Determinism
Reductionism
Emergent Causality

[This post is a stub, a sketch of an idea to be developed later. If you find it interesting or intriguing please Like it, leave a comment, or send me a note and I will be happy to flesh it out more fully.]

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