Volume 18 · Number 1 · Pages 144–147
Five Questions about Humberto Maturana’s Way of Seeing and Explaining our Human Living

Sebastián Gaggero

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Open peer commentary on the article “In Maturana’s Wake: The Biology of Cognition’s Legacy and its Prospects” by Randall Whitaker. Abstract: Maturana’s body of understanding is an epistemological shift that can only be experienced as a profound transformation as a result of letting go of the assumption of an observer-independent reality. This imposes some restrictions to the formalization of it. I share reflections and questions to set the distinctions of certain critical elements that could compromise Maturana’s proposal.


Gaggero S. (2022) Five questions about Humberto Maturana’s way of seeing and explaining our human living. Constructivist Foundations 18(1): 144–147. https://constructivist.info/18/1/144

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