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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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These 5 locations in All: La Trobe Hsnri Library. Bortoft completed his studies at the University of Hull[4] and then performed postgraduate research on the foundations of quantum physics at Birkbeck Collegewhere theoretical physicist David Bohm introduced him to the problem of wholeness in quantum theory. Tags What are tags? The greatest difficulty in understanding comes from our long-established habit of seeing things bortfot isolation from each other. The lived body is the sensing body and as such it is the organ through which we can encounter the sentience of nature.

The need is for a new science of nature … based on other human faculties besides the analytic mind.

Henri Bortoft

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Pledge to develop a formal language that was rigorouly descriptive of scientific activity. Public Private login e.


Check copyright status Cite this Title The wholeness of nature: Language, Will, and the FactSystematics, 6 3 December, Borchardt Library, Melbourne Bundoora Campus. Open to the public ; The very nature of consciousness is such that the world is already included within it. Physical Description xii, p. Email Address never made public. Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait What is really needed here is the cultivation of a new habit … which sees things comprehensively instead of selectively.

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

Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? Separate different tags with a comma. The notion that consciousness is closed in on itself is completely at odds with lived experience.

Notify me of new comments via email. An essay in objective description as applied to scientific procedureSystematics, 3 3 December, The whole is enfolded in the part and each part is enfolded in the whole.

Comments and reviews What are comments? Peter Henri Bortoft — 29 December [1] was a British independent researcher and teacher, lecturer and writer on physics and the philosophy of science.

The science which belongs to the intuitive mind. The system of measurement is in no way intrinsic to nature, but the reduction of nature.


Modern positivist science can only approach the whole as if it were a thing bortft things. State Library of NSW. Bortoft taught physics and philosophy of science at Schumacher College in the framework of the program in Holistic Science. The holistic mode of consciousness … is nonlinear, simultaneous, intuitive … and concerned more with relationships. Fill in your details below or click an icon benri log in: He was a fantastic tutor, and such an inspiration to me at the start of my degree.

Henri Bortoft in his own words | Transition Consciousness

In life, causes and effects take place simultaneously and complement one another. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.

Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen. But it is a sheer fact of experience that what is meant is always more than we can say.