On Insight and its Significance for Science, Education and Values
by David Bohm - 1979
The author begins by considering how insight takes place within the discipline of scientific research with which he is the most familiar. He then discusses the relationship of insight to reason, and from there goes on to more general areas, first to that of education, and then to the whole question of values, which is so important for the overall order of our lives. In all of this we shall see the ultimate inadequacy of the attempt to proceed solely from the necessarily limited field of the known, and we shall indicate the sort of insight that is needed to go beyond such limitation.
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