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The Wholeness of Nature: Goethe's Way of Science

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This book is in very good condition, with some small marks on the edges of the pages , slight bending due to use and faint pencil marks on the first page. Otherwise, the book is in very good condition, with all pages and spine clean and intact.

The scientific work of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) represents a style of learning and understanding which is largely ignored today. Modern science tends to break objects down in a purely analytical way; by contrast, Goethe was interested in the 'whole' of a phenomenon, and in particular the relationship between the object and the observer.In this illuminating study, Henri Bortoft examines the phenomenological and cultural roots of Goethe's approach to science. He argues that Goethe's insights, far from belonging to the past, represent the foundation for a future science respectful of nature.

Item details

Author(s):
Henri Bortoft
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23.5 x 15.5 x 2.5 cm
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0863152384
ISBN-13:
9780863152382
Number of pages:
420
Publisher:
Floris Books (2007)
Title:
The Wholeness of Nature: Goethe's Way of Science

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This book is in very good condition, with some small marks on the edges of the pages , slight bending due to use and faint pencil marks on the first page. Otherwise, the book is in very good condition, with all pages and spine clean and intact.

The scientific work of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) represents a style of learning and understanding which is largely ignored today. Modern science tends to break objects down in a purely analytical way; by contrast, Goethe was interested in the 'whole' of a phenomenon, and in particular the relationship between the object and the observer.In this illuminating study, Henri Bortoft examines the phenomenological and cultural roots of Goethe's approach to science. He argues that Goethe's insights, far from belonging to the past, represent the foundation for a future science respectful of nature.

Author(s):
Henri Bortoft
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23.5 x 15.5 x 2.5 cm
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0863152384
ISBN-13:
9780863152382
Number of pages:
420
Publisher:
Floris Books (2007)
Title:
The Wholeness of Nature: Goethe's Way of Science

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