Experiencing and the Creation of Meaning

Experiencing and the Creation of Meaning

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An examination of the relation between concepts and experiencing. This work examines the edge of awareness, where language emerges from non-language. In moving back and forth between what is already verbalized and what is as yet unarticulated, Eugene Gendlin shows how experiencing functions in the transitions between one formulation and the next. A whole array of more than logical ""characteristics"" enables us to examine as well as to employ this new kind of thinking which is not merely conceptual because it begins from the intricacy of felt meaning and returns to it again and again.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 302 pages
  • 153.16 x 226.06 x 18.8mm | 453.59g
  • Evanston, United States
  • English
  • 0810114275
  • 9780810114272
  • 75,783

About Eugene T. Gendlin

Eugene T. Gendlin received his Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Chicago and taught there from 1963 to 1995. His philosophical work is concerned especially with the relationship between logic and experiential explication. Implicit intricacy cannot be represented, but functions in certain ways in relation to philosophical discourse. The applications of this "Philosophy of the Implicit" have been important in many fields.
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