By David Ray Griffin
This ebook describes the circulation from sleek, mechanistic technology to a post-modern, organismic technological know-how. David Ray Griffin provides voice to a revisionary postmodernism, according to the paintings of Whitehead and Hartshorne that contrasts with the relativistic, nihilistic postmodernism of Heidegger, Derrida, and Wittgenstein. The booklet brings jointly a few of modern day such a lot artistic brooding about science.
Griffin's introductory essay summarizes the way the mechanistic view resulted in the disenchantment of technological know-how and some of the purposes for the reversal of this method in our time. The essays on physics, cosmology, biology, ecology, psychosomatic medication and parapsychology carry out a number of the dimensions of the reenchantment of technological know-how: the substitute of contemporary dualism and reductionism with an ecological, organismic paradigm; the concern of inner family to exterior; the casal strength of expertise; the presence of expertise, objective, and intrinsic price all through nature; impression at a distance; the legislation of nature as conduct; the presence of a divine complete in the entire components; and the background of the universe as a self-creative, significant tale. This ebook supplies a robust voice to this rising movement's proposals for a postmodern technology, spirituality, and global order.