On Dialogue

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Routledge, May 13, 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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David Bohm, the author of “On Dialogue,” was apparently recognized as one of the greatest theoretical physicists of the twentieth century. Despite my background in physics, I’d never heard of his ... Read full review

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The prospect of enhanced humanity. This is the terrain David Bohm explores, analyzing the potential of the form of common dialogue. When we come together to talk, or otherwise to act in common, can ... Read full review

Contents

1 ON COMMUNICATION
1
2 ON DIALOGUE
6
3 THE NATURE OF COLLECTIVE THOUGHT
55
4 THE PROBLEM AND THE PARADOX
70
5 THE OBSERVER AND THE OBSERVED
79
6 SUSPENSION THE BODY AND PROPRIOCEPTION
83
7 PARTICIPATORY THOUGHT AND THE UNLIMITED
96
BIBLIOGRAPHY
110
INDEX
111
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