My influences

My influences

Introduction

These are the key influencers whose ideas have catalysed, affirmed and resonated with my own thinking.

Philosophy & Science

  • Pragmatism: William James, CS Peirce, CI Lewis
  • David Bohm & his thinking on wholeness and the Implicate Order
  • Korzybski & General semantics 馃敇
  • Arthur Koestler. Conceived of and coined the term Holon

Psychology & Systems thinking

  • Tim Carey 鈥淢ethods of Levels" (2019)
  • Cybernetics
  • Kazimierz D膮browski & Positive Disintegration

Secondary influences

  • Claude Shannon & Information Theory
  • Maturana & Varela鈥檚 Autopoesis
  • Viktor Frankl & Logotherapy (2018)
  • Jacob Moreno & Psychodrama
  • Michael Lewis
  • Artificial Life
  • Christopher Alexander
  • Rupert Sheldrake
  • Jean Piaget

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