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The Wholeness of Nature: Goethe's Way of Science

By: Henri Bortoft

407 pages, Illus

Floris Books

Paperback | Dec 1996 | #58335 | ISBN: 0863152384
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Argues that Goethe's insights, far from belonging to the past, represent the foundation for a future science. This new science of nature, involving other human faculties besides the analytical mind, can provide understanding and explanation in a way which our present scientific attitudes, and the culture they serve, desperately lack.


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Biography

Henri Bortoft has taught physics and the philosophy of science for most of his career. His postgraduate research was on the problem of wholeness in the quantum theory under David Bohm and Basil Hiley at Birkbeck College, London. He now lectures and gives seminars on Goethean science as well as the development of modern scientific consciousness.

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