Volume 7 · Number 1 · Pages 34–35
Does Schmidt’s Process-Orientated Philosophy Contain a Vicious Infinite Regress Argument?

Stefan Weber

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Open peer commentary on the target article “From Objects to Processes: A Proposal to Rewrite Radical Constructivism” by Siegfried J. Schmidt. Upshot: This commentary asks if Schmidt’s latest process-orientated philosophy is based on a vicious infinite regress argument. The commentator uses recent literature on the distinction of vicious and benign infinite regresses (from Claude Gratton and Nicholas Rescher) and tries to show that – taken verbatim – there is a serious logical problem in Schmidt’s argumentation.


Weber S. (2011) Does schmidt’s process-orientated philosophy contain a vicious infinite regress argument? Constructivist Foundations 7(1): 34–35. http://constructivist.info/7/1/034

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