March 3, 2024

Ecology & Environment. Kenneth E Boulding

Author: Juan José Calderón Amador
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No organism can afford to be conscious of matters with which it could deal at unconscious levels. N, we can afford to sink those sorts of knowledge which continue to be true regardless of changes in the environment, but we must maintain in an accessible place all those controls of behavior which must be modified for every instance. The economics of the system, in fact, pushes organisms toward sinking into the unconscious those generalities of relationship which remain permanently true and toward keeping within the conscious the pragmatic of particular instances.
p. 143, as cited in: Lawrence S. Bale (1992) “Gregory Bateson’s Theory of Mind: Practical Applications to Pedagogy”. November 1992. p. 20

Hoy traemos a este espacio este artículo de Kenneth E. Boulding aparecido en1970 en Trans-Action  titulado “Ecology & Environment” .

Kenneth Ewart Boulding (/ˈbldɪŋ/; January 18, 1910 – March 18, 1993) was an English-born American economist, educator, peace activist, and interdisciplinary philosopher.[4][5] He published over thirty-six books and over one hundred and twelve articles. Boulding was the author of two Citation Classics: The Image: Knowledge in Life and Society (1956) and Conflict and Defense: A General Theory (1962). He was cofounder of general systems theory and founder of numerous ongoing intellectual projects in economics and social science. He was married to Elise M. Boulding.

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