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Frederic B. Skinner and the Tree of Knowledge

Combine Maturana & Varela, radical constructivists of the first hour, with Skinner, one of the most renowned behaviorists, and you’ll see that radical constructivism does not counteract behaviorism, but expands it on a higher (Batesonian) level. “Everything said is said … Continue reading

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A cabbalistic riddle

Radical constructivism may find an aesthetic counterpart in beautiful crafted educational narratives used in cabbalistic teaching and Zen-buddhism. These are often recursive, or self-denying for easy understanding, but nonetheless beautiful to behold. One fine example, though quite concrete, is this … Continue reading

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