Volume 18 · Number 1 · Pages 043–046
Twists and Turns: Ahead of or Behind the Curve?

Chris Sinha

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Open peer commentary on the article “The Maturanian Turn: Good Prospects for the Language Sciences” by Alexander V. Kravchenko. Abstract: I argue that Kravchenko over-estimates the extent of the dominance of the traditional approach that the author criticizes, while under-estimating the continuing influence of different approaches in the history of language sciences. Karl Bühler’s Sprachtheorie is taken as a key example, and current developments drawing on 4E theories of cognition and niche-construction theory are outlined.


Sinha C. (2022) Twists and turns: Ahead of or behind the curve? Constructivist Foundations 18(1): 043–046. https://constructivist.info/18/1/043

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