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The aim of this book is a recovery of interest in the experience of meaning. Jan Zwicky defends the claim that we experience...

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Exact title of the book
The Experience of Meaning
Book author
Jan Zwicky
Book edition
Hardcover
Number of pages
248 pages
File size (in PDF)
992 kB
The Experience of Meaning

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The aim of this book is a recovery of interest in the experience of meaning. Jan Zwicky defends the claim that we experience meaning in the apprehension of wholes and their internal structural relations, providing examples of such insight in mathematics and physics, literature, music, and Plato's ancient theory of forms. Taken together, these essays constitute a powerful indictment of the aggressive reductionism and the reliance on calculative modes of thought that dominate our present conception of understanding.

The Experience of Meaning proposes a more just epistemology, arguing for a new grammar of thought, a new way of understanding the relationship of human intelligence to the world. Engaging with philosophy, psychology, literature, fine arts, music, and environmental studies in a profound way, The Experience of Meaning will interest any reader who ponders the question of meaning and its relation to true human expression.