Volume 13 · Number 1 · Pages 44–46
“Dialectical Dance” and “Dialectical Star”: What Exactly Are We Talking About?

Nicolas Zaslawski

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Open peer commentary on the article “Enacting Enaction: A Dialectic Between Knowing and Being” by Sebastjan Vörös & Michel Bitbol. Upshot: In this commentary, though I agree with most of Vörös and Bitbol’s statements about Varela’s work, I ask the authors both for a clarification regarding their concept of dialectic and whether their understanding of this concept should lead us to accept their view according to which no further attempt to “find a theoretical fix […] to solve the mind-body problem” is needed (§26.


Zaslawski N. (2017) “dialectical dance” and “dialectical star”: What exactly are we talking about? Constructivist Foundations 13(1): 44–46. http://constructivist.info/13/1/044

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