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From Great Novels to Jantsch/Prigogine, Ken Wilber and Stephen Wolfram. Erland Lageroth's Homepage

Lagerroth, Erland LU (2005)
Abstract
"Search is our greatest adventure" (Rolf Edberg). Join me in this adventure and experience the same joy, enlightment, and insight that this journey of discoveries during 50 years has given me!



The journey, way, narrative begins with criticism of fiction and goes via rethinking of literary research, humanities, and natural science to the discovery of a "humanistic" natural science, a "world philosophy", a "passion of the Western mind", a possible solution of the crucial question of mankind, and a biology beyond Darwin and DNA. But at the same time, it is a journey towards new or different ways of thinking (and seeing and living): in relations, wholeness, process, system, dialectics, feed back, recycling,... (More)
"Search is our greatest adventure" (Rolf Edberg). Join me in this adventure and experience the same joy, enlightment, and insight that this journey of discoveries during 50 years has given me!



The journey, way, narrative begins with criticism of fiction and goes via rethinking of literary research, humanities, and natural science to the discovery of a "humanistic" natural science, a "world philosophy", a "passion of the Western mind", a possible solution of the crucial question of mankind, and a biology beyond Darwin and DNA. But at the same time, it is a journey towards new or different ways of thinking (and seeing and living): in relations, wholeness, process, system, dialectics, feed back, recycling, self-organization, self-transformation, creation.



So what follows is a personal journey of discoveries through humanities and science with the thrills and epiphanies of such an enterprise, not an attempt at historical or systematic survey of the territory crossed. I’ll tell about a process, not describe a situation. What is offered is the life and flexibility of the process of research, not a frozen picture of the landscape itself with its illusion of objectivity and finality. (Less)
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 The journey, way, narrative begins with criticism of fiction and goes via rethinking of literary research, humanities, and natural science to the discovery of a "humanistic" natural science, a "world philosophy", a "passion of the Western mind", a possible solution of the crucial question of mankind, and a biology beyond Darwin and DNA. But at the same time, it is a journey towards new or different ways of thinking (and seeing and living): in relations, wholeness, process, system, dialectics, feed back, recycling, self-organization, self-transformation, creation.<br/><br>
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So what follows is a personal journey of discoveries through humanities and science with the thrills and epiphanies of such an enterprise, not an attempt at historical or systematic survey of the territory crossed. I’ll tell about a process, not describe a situation. What is offered is the life and flexibility of the process of research, not a frozen picture of the landscape itself with its illusion of objectivity and finality.},
  author       = {Lagerroth, Erland},
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  language     = {eng},
  title        = {From Great Novels to Jantsch/Prigogine, Ken Wilber and Stephen Wolfram. Erland Lageroth's Homepage},
  year         = {2005},
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