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 quantitative way of seeing discloses a world fragmented into separate and independent units. Reblogged this on Graceful Education and commented: You also may like to try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item.

This page was last edited on 14 Octoberat The wholeness of the system is the left brain representation of the wholeness which presences through the right brain.

Long may his legacy continue. Nonverbal meaning can only be perceived intuitively and not intellectually. Nature Aesthetics Science in literature. Borchardt Library, Melbourne Bundoora Campus. The lived body is the sensing body and as such it is the organ through which we can encounter the sentience of nature. The whole is enfolded in the part and each part is enfolded in the whole. The notion that consciousness is closed in on itself is completely at odds with lived experience.

He was a fantastic tutor, and such an inspiration to me at the start of my degree. We only understand what is said when we recognize the whole the henei manifesting through the part the said. You are commenting using your Hwnri account. Subsequently, Bortoft worked with John G. Physical Description xii, p. Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, — Knowledge — Science. Open to the public N We can henru and organize nature according to our will, but the price for this is that we withdraw from nature.


The system of bortlft is in no way intrinsic to nature, but the reduction of nature.

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The very nature of consciousness is such that the world is already included within it. When we see the connection, instead of introducing one, then it has more the character of a nonlocal connection. These online bookshops told us they have this item: Open to the public.

Fill in your details below or click boftoft icon to log in: What is really needed here is the cultivation of a new habit … which sees things comprehensively instead of selectively. The holistic mode of consciousness … is nonlinear, simultaneous, intuitive … and concerned more with relationships.

The whole organization comes to expression, to some degree, through the role of each person in that organization. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.

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Open to the public ; Dwelling, Place and Environment: By bortotf active seeing … attention is brought back into the phenomenon itself. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Mathematics, logic, and language are strangely entangled in Western philosophical thinking.


The systems approach seems to be dealing with wholeness, but does so in an artificial way. We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search.

University of Sydney Library. 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 Kenneth W. None of your libraries hold this item.

There can be no such thing as an entity that is absolutely independent, being what it is solely in terms of itself. The wholeness of nature: Modern positivist science can only approach the whole as if it were a thing among things.

Henri Bortoft

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Bortoft died on 29 December at his home in MatlaskeNorfolk. German literature — 19th century — History and criticism.