Holism – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Holism – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  Holism and reductionism coexist.  Of course we perceive in gestalts as familiar similarities with familiar or unfamiliar differences: Maturana and Varela make this point about the visual blind spot on the retina around the exit of the optic nerve, that we continually fill in the gaps from immediately recent memory and engrained expectations from embodied experiences and embedded explanations.  Existential experience, emergence, existence, and extinction are integrally related to sensory reception and response.


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person thinking about life as a series of encounters between expectations and experiences, and applying ideas to ecology, ethics, epistemology, and education in various environments
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