Volume 14 · Number 2 · Pages 191–193
On the Relation between Theory and Experience, and the Intersubjective Nature of the Human Mind

Toma Strle

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Open peer commentary on the article “Meeting You for the First Time: Descriptive Categories of an Intersubjective Experience” by Magali Ollagnier-Beldame & Christophe Coupé. Abstract: I argue that the connection between the theoretical claims of the introductory part of the target article and the presented empirical findings on different modes of intersubjectivity is rather tenuous. Further, I touch upon the quandary of whether second-person research on intersubjective experience targets the same level of description of intersubjectivity compared with the theoretical accounts of intersubjectivity. I end with a discussion on why understanding the dynamics of intersubjectivity is essential to cognitive science.


Strle T. (2019) On the relation between theory and experience, and the intersubjective nature of the human mind. Constructivist Foundations 14(2): 191–193. https://constructivist.info/14/2/191

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