Upshot: The article compares the standard dualistic reference-model of interpretation to a nondualistic preference-model. So far, philosophical education has propagated almost exclusively the dualistic model and has tried to establish it as a condito sine qua non of rational discourse. The development of a nondualistic alternative makes this model optional: we can opt for it, but also against it.
Erratum: (a) The expression “arenas of philosophy” (§3) was coined by Kurt Flasch rather than Wilhelm Flasch. (b) In §24, the third paragraph should read “But the framework of the dualist is the result…”
Mitterer J. (2013) “on interpretation”. Constructivist Foundations 8(2): 143-147. http://constructivist.info/8/2/143
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