On Dialogue

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Routledge, Apr 15, 2013 - Philosophy - 144 pages
Never before has there been a greater need for deeper listening and more open communication to cope with the complex problems facing our organizations, businesses and societies. Renowned scientist David Bohm believed there was a better way for humanity to discover meaning and to achieve harmony. He identified creative dialogue, a sharing of assumptions and understanding, as a means by which the individual, and society as a whole, can learn more about themselves and others, and achieve a renewed sense of purpose.
 

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Contents

1 ON COMMUNICATION
1
2 ON DIALOGUE
6
3 THE NATURE OF COLLECTIVE THOUGHT
48
4 THE PROBLEM AND THE PARADOX
61
5 THE OBSERVER AND THE OBSERVED
69
6 SUSPENSION THE BODY AND PROPRIOCEPTION
73
7 PARTICIPATORY THOUGHT AND THE UNLIMITED
84
Bibliography
96
Index
97
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David Bohm (1917-92). Renowned physicist and theorist who was one of the most original thinkers of the second half of the twentieth century.

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