Volume 17 · Number 3 · Pages 190–192
Breaking New Ground Through Participatory Sense-Making in Place

Hanne De Jaegher & Rika Preiser

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Open peer commentary on the article “Loving the Earth by Loving a Place: A Situated Approach to the Love of Nature” by Laura Candiotto. Abstract: We highlight the radicalness of Candiotto’s proposal, by following the flow of the conceptual devices that create a new language for deepening ways of thinking and enacting our relation with the Earth, in terms of loving sense-making, enactive listening, and becoming native.


De Jaegher H. & Preiser R. (2022) Breaking new ground through participatory sense-making in place. Constructivist Foundations 17(3): 190–192. https://constructivist.info/17/3/190

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Hanne De Jaegher is a philosopher and a cognitive scientist. She developed the theory of participatory sense-making, which is widely applied and tested across academic and practical disciplines, from neuroscience to the arts. With Ezequiel Di Paolo and Elena Cuffari, she co-authored Linguistic Bodies: The Continuity Between Life and Language (2018) De Jaegher is co-director of Dialogica UK. Ultimately guiding her work are questions about how loving and knowing relate. www.hannedejaegher.net ▸︎ Google︎ Scholar
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