• Premesse meccanicistiche

    – esiste un luogo privilegiato di osservazione nel quale lo scienziato si deve porre; – si utilizza un’ottica della scoperta per cui le leggi di natura vanno ricercate e individuate come fossero funghi in un bosco; – si ricercano leggi e regolarità generali, una sorta di ombrello molto ampio e comprensivo sotto il quale organizzare il sapere, che deve riproporre…

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Systemics Voices and paths within complexity

Umberta Telfener, Luca Casadio


Ludwig Wittgenstein observed in his Philosophical Investigations (1953, no. 18) that language “can be seen as an ancient city: a maze of little streets and squares, of old and new houses, and of houses with additions from various periods; and this surrounded by a multitude of new boroughs with straight, regular streets and uniform houses.” In our view, this analogy also captures the evolution of the various forms of knowledge (collective, individual, family, cultural, aesthetic, religious, etc.) and scientific knowledge in particular, with its “constructions”, interaction with other styles, and landscape. Read More