Volume 11 · Number 2 · Pages 335–345
Authors’ Response: Complementarity of Symmetry and Asymmetry

Martin Flament-Fultot, Lin Nie & Claudia Carello

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Upshot: Gibsonian and enactivist thinkers appear to diverge primarily with respect to the emphasis placed on the contributions of the organism to perception-action. Enactivists claim that a fundamental asymmetry in the organism-environment relationship should be credited for the existence of meaning in the world. Gibsonians counter that theory must reckon with both the asymmetry and symmetry between organism and environment as well as with the role of specificational information in underwriting their coordination.


Flament-Fultot M., Nie L. & Carello C. (2016) Authors’ response: Complementarity of symmetry and asymmetry. Constructivist Foundations 11(2): 335–345. http://constructivist.info/11/2/335

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