Volume 11 · Number 1 · Pages 165–167
Reconciling Constructivism with Realism: How Far Non-dualism Should Be Followed

Istvan Danka

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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: In his target article, Werner proposes a metaphysical foundation for a radical constructivist epistemology that is nonetheless claimed to reconcile constructivism with some sort of realism. While acknowledging his success in demonstrating that constructivism without an external/internal dualism is suitable for his purposes, I shall argue that rejecting a distinction between epistemological and ontological issues makes it questionable whether PL-metaphysics can make constructivism compatible with realism.


Danka I. (2015) Reconciling constructivism with realism: How far non-dualism should be followed. Constructivist Foundations 11(1): 165–167. http://constructivist.info/11/1/165

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