One of the defining, foundational axes of enactivism was its emphasis on the necessary relation between cognition and phenomenological experience, assumedly rooted on the particular, organizationally recursive nature of autonomous systems. However, in spite of many advances, there is no conclusive understanding about the emergence of this experiential dimension yet; a conundrum that has lead to contrasting positions within the framework. In this context, we suggest that an enactive, not fully committed interpretation of ideas from the Integrated Information Theory of Consciousness (IIT) may result fruitful; In particular, the formal notions of intrinsic information and integration as indicative of an intrinsic perspective and emergence respectively.

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