Volume 11 · Number 1 · Pages 163–165
Towards a Metaphysics for Constructivist Thought

Spyridon A. Koutroufinis

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Open peer commentary on the article “Towards a PL-Metaphysics of Perception: In Search of the Metaphysical Roots of Constructivism” by Konrad Werner. Upshot: My commentary has three aims. Firstly, to provide additional support to Konrad Werner’s correct insight that radical constructivism is based on a radical distinction between experienced reality and ontological reality. This is a strong metaphysical statement. Secondly, that radical constructivism is implicitly rooted in Cartesian ontological dualism. Thirdly, that Whitehead’s process ontology provides a fruitful foundation for Werner’s thesis that perceptions are metaphysically significant.


Koutroufinis S. A. (2015) Towards a metaphysics for constructivist thought. Constructivist Foundations 11(1): 163–165. http://constructivist.info/11/1/163

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