Volume 13 · Number 1 · Pages 103–105
Life is Intrinsically Temporal

Julian Kiverstein

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Open peer commentary on the article “The Past, Present and Future of Time-Consciousness: From Husserl to Varela and Beyond” by Shaun Gallagher. Upshot: In this commentary I invert Gallagher’s argument and argue that the account he gives of temporality should be applied to enactive cognition across the board. Instead of enactivising phenomenological accounts of time-consciousness, I suggest Gallagher ought also to be read as arguing for a temporalizing of enactive cognition.


Kiverstein J. (2017) Life is intrinsically temporal. Constructivist Foundations 13(1): 103–105. http://constructivist.info/13/1/103

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