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Philosophy of the Implicit

Below are several ways to approach the philosophy articles:

All Philosophy Articles organized by date

Core Group Gendlin has selected four articles plus the preface to Experiencing and the Creation of Meaning as a core group. Together with A Process Model these will give the reader a good introduction to the Philosophy of the Implicit.

Philosophical Topics

The reader can click on any of the following topics to get a group of articles that focally deal with the topic.

On: A mode of language that enables philosophy to enter into experiencing (or context, situation, child birth, bodily knowing, practice .....)
On: Concepts that tell how they are themselves exceeded: "carrying forward," "implying," "crossing," "implicit governing," "unseparated multiplicity"
On: A "logic" of how concepts relate to experiencing
On: All word use is metaphor: a theory of metaphor
On: A new empiricism that is not na´ve
On: An alternative model for science that starts with self-organizing life-processes. New concepts of time, space, and particles (reducible to the usual model if need be)
On: How the body knows the situation and knows philosophy
On: An alternative model for science applied to how bodies can "know"
On: Derivation of language from self-organizing life processes
On: Thinking with crossing
On: New ways to read Plato, Merleau-Ponty, Wittgenstein, Commentary on Aristotle's De Anima, Kant, Dilthey, Heidegger, Sartre, Husserl
On: Applications of the philosophy