Volume 18 · Number 1 · Pages 018–020
When Studying the Mind, What Domain Is Being Investigated?

Urban Kordeš

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Open peer commentary on the article “The Organization of the Living: Maturana’s Key Insights” by Fritjof Capra. Abstract: I problematize the ambiguity in the use of the terms, “cognition” and “mind.” Do these terms describe specific dynamics of physical changes within the organism (i.e., a third-person perspective) or subjective experience (a first-person perspective? I argue that the lack of precision in addressing cognitive science’s domain of research creates a blind spot about the central importance of subjective experience.


Kordeš U. (2022) When studying the mind, what domain is being investigated? Constructivist Foundations 18(1): 018–020. https://constructivist.info/18/1/018

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