By Henri Bortoft
While so much readers are conversant in Goethe as a poet and dramatist, few are accustomed to his clinical paintings. during this marvelous ebook, Henri Bortoft (who all started his reviews of Goethean technological know-how with J. G. Bennett and David Bohm) introduces the interesting clinical theories of Goethe. He succeeds in displaying that Goethe’s manner of doing technology used to be now not a poet’s folly yet a real substitute to the dominant medical paradigm.
Bortoft indicates varied, "gentler" type of empiricism is feasible than that demanded by way of the dualizing brain of recent technological technological know-how and demonstrates that Goethe’s participatory phenomenology of a brand new manner of seeing―while faraway from being a old curiosity―in truth proposes a pragmatic approach to the dilemmas of latest, postmodern technological know-how.
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3 The plan of this work
4 'Geographical phenomenology'
5 The disciplinary context
PART I GEOGRAPHY and standard METAPHYSICS
Geographical discourse and its significant themes
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7 Objectivism and subjectivism
8 Positivism and naturalism
8a The a-historical nature of positivism
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9 Kantian ontology of fabric nature
10 Conceptions of actual area and geography
10a The emergence of geography as an summary, theoretical science
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11 actual house, cognitive behaviouralism and the flip to subjectivity
12 The mode of being attribute of geographical objects
PART II GEOGRAPHY AND PHENOMENOLOGY
The interpretation of phenomenology in geography
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14 Geographical phenomenology
14a Phenomenology and sensible research
15 techniques to geographical phenomenology
15a the required contrast among humanism and geography
16 The view of science
16a Phenomenology as criticism
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16d Phenomena of lived experience
17 The flip to the lifeworld, and the paradox of floor and object
18 The phenomenological method
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19 The metaphysics of geographical phenomenology
20 Humanism and the confusion of the 'objective' and the 'subjective'
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21 Geographical phenomenology: its inner critique
21a Phenomenology and standards of validity
22 The flip to Schiitz's constitutive phenomenology and justifying a go back to Husserl
PART III PHENOMENOLOGY AND THE query OF HUMAN SCIENCE
Husserlian phenomenology: the foundational project
23 what's phenomenology?
23a Phenomenology: its origins and foundations
23b The normal attitude
23c Empirical technology and natural science
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24 the necessity for phenomenology
24a The main issue of distance among technology and life
24b The critique of the optimistic sciences
24c The constitution of the area and 'objects' of science
24d Phenomenology and the guiding notion of science
Phenomenology, technological know-how and phenomenological geography
25 Descriptive phenomenology and science
25a Sciences of truth and sciences of essence
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26 Phenomenology, technological know-how and lifeworld
26a The lifeworld ontology
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26c The technology of the lifeworld
26d Lifeworld and transcendental phenomenology
Towards a primary ontology of science
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29 the improvement of technology and the idea that of 'progress'
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44 the standard mode of being-in-the-world
45 The spatiality of the ready-to-hand: locations and regions
46 area and science
47 Man's spatiality
48 area and man's spatiality
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The experiment is first described in terms of the theory, which is the meaning that Newton perceived, and then this description is mistaken for what can be seen with the senses. UNITY WITHOUT UNIFICATION • • 57 When meanings are mistaken for sensory data in this way, we have what amounts to the conjuring trick account of science— the rabbit is pulled out of the hat, but only because it was put there in the first place. The difficulty with this is that the "result" of the experiment is invested with a cognitive authority which it does not have.
But an investigator of the watch cannot open it up to discover the mechanism that produces this pattern. , the so-called laws of nature, but we cannot open nature up to look inside. We cannot go behind the scenes to discover something hidden which produces the observed regularities. So at this point we must try to construct a picture of a hidden mechanism that would give rise to the phenomenon observed with the senses. This metaphor for the intellectual step from observation to theory is clearly very limited, and in terms of the contemporary philosophy of science it is also very naïve.
When this is looked at through the prism, the order of the colors is seen to be inverted compared I GOETHE'S SCIENTIFIC CONSCIOUSNESS • • 49 with the previous case. Now violet and red overlap, instead of yellow and light blue, and where they meet a ruby-magenta color appears instead of green. So the order of the colors from the top border downwards is blue, violet, ruby-magenta, red, orange, yellow. This is not mentioned by Newton. But that is not surprising, since it would have to be called the "spectrum of dark," and this would be impossible if the colors were derived from light alone in the way that Newton believed.
The Wholeness of Nature : Goethe’s Way Toward a Science of Conscious Participation in Nature by Henri Bortoft