Between Science and Literature: An Introduction to


Between Science and Literature: An Introduction to Autopoetics [Ebook] ➦ Between Science and Literature: An Introduction to Autopoetics ➥ Ira Livingston – Thomashillier.co.uk Between Literature and Science follows through to its emerging 21st century future the central insight of 20th century literary and cultural theory that language and culture along with their subsystem Between Literature and Science and Literature: MOBI ð follows through to its emerging st century future the central insight of th century literary and cultural theory that language and culture along with their subsystems and artifacts are self referential systems The book explores the workings of self reference and the related performativity in linguistic utterances and assorted texts through examples of Between Science Kindle - the open social discursive systems of post structuralism and cultural studies and into the sciences where complex systems organized by recursive self reference are now being embraced as an emergent paradigm This paradigmatic convergence between the humanities and sciences is autopoetics adapting biologist Hubert Maturana’s term for “self making” systems and it signals a long term epistemological shift Science and Literature: PDF/EPUB ë across the natureculture divide so definitive for modernity  If cultural theory has taught us that language because of its self referential nature cannot bear simple witness to the world the new paradigmatic status of self referential systems in the natural sciences points toward a revived kinship Science and Literature: An Introduction PDF/EPUB ² of language and culture with the world language bears “witness” to the Science and Literature: An Introduction PDF/EPUB ² world The main movement of the book is through a series of model explications and analyses operational definitions of concepts and terms extended case studies vignettes and thought experiments designed to give the reader a feel for the concepts and how to use them while working to expand the autopoetic internee by putting cultural self reference in dialogue with the self organizing systems of the sciences  Along the way the reader is introduced to self reference in epistemology Foucault sociology Luhmann biology MaturanaVarelaKauffman and physics and cosmology Smolin Livingston works through the fundamentals of cultural literary and science studies and makes them comprehensible to a non specialist audience  .

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