I am extremely happy today to be able to announce the start of a new project on Transition Consciousness, the publication of Henri Bortoft’s. It was with great sadness that we learnt of Henri Bortoft’s passing away on the 29th December Henri was a hugely important philosopher. Henri Bortoft is the author of The Wholeness of Nature ( avg rating, 61 ratings , 7 reviews, published ), Taking Appearance Seriously ( avg ra.

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The wholeness of nature : Goethe’s way of science / Henri Bortoft. – Version details – Trove

Those efforts were published in Systematics: Lists What are lists? View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links Pledge to develop a formal language that was rigorouly descriptive of scientific activity. The lived body is the sensing body and as such it is the organ through which we can encounter the sentience of nature. Public Private login e.

Bortoft taught physics and philosophy of science at Schumacher College in the framework of the program in Holistic Science.

He was a fantastic tutor, and such an inspiration to me at the start of my degree. Each person in their role in an organization is in fact an expression of the organization as a whole.


Henri Bortoft

The very nature of consciousness is such that the world is already included within it. Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, — Knowledge — Science. Working with mental images activates a different mode of consciousness which is holistic and intuitive.

None of your libraries hold this item. The quantitative way of seeing discloses a world fragmented into separate and independent units.

Peter Henri Bortoft — 29 December [1] was a British independent researcher and teacher, lecturer and writer on physics and the philosophy of science. He is best known for his work The Wholeness of Natureconsidered a relevant and original recent interpretation of Goethean science. Open to the public. You are commenting using your Twitter account. State Library of NSW. You also may like to try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item. Views Read Edit View history.

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Notify me of new comments via email. The holistic mode of consciousness … is nonlinear, simultaneous, intuitive … and concerned more with relationships.

We only understand what is said when we recognize the whole the unsaid manifesting through the part the said. University of Sydney Library. Email Address never made public. Bennett on Bennett’s Systematics also known as Multi-Term Systemswhich was Bennett’s methodology for assisting the systematic and progressive understanding of systems, complexity, and wholeness, and on efforts with Bennett and with Bortogt W.


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The experience of authentic wholeness requires a new style of learning largely ignored in our schools and universities today. Bortoft died on 29 December at his home in MatlaskeNorfolk.

There can be no such thing as an entity that is absolutely independent, being what it is solely in terms of itself. Dwelling, Place and Environment: Be the first to add this to a list.

Comments and reviews What are comments? The notion that consciousness is closed in on itself is completely at odds with lived experience.

The grammatical structure of language articulates the world analytically. An essay in objective description as applied to scientific procedureSystematics, 3 3 December, The whole organization comes to expression, to some degree, through the role of each person in that organization. The wholeness of polarity can only be perceived when the mind works in a more holistic mode; otherwise it is only an abstraction.

Mathematics, logic, and language are strangely entangled in Western philosophical thinking.