By Bradford Keeney
The elemental quandary of psychotherapy is switch. whereas practitioners are always greeted with new techniques, concepts, courses, and interventions, this booklet argues that the complete advantages of the healing technique can't be learned with no primary revision of the idea that of swap itself. using cybernetic concept to family members treatment, Bradford P. Keeney demonstrates that traditional epistemology, during which reason and influence have a linear courting, doesn't sufficiently accommodate the reciprocal nature of causation in event. Written in an unconventional type that comes with tales, case examples, and imagined dialogues among an epistemologist and a skeptical therapist, the quantity provides a philosophically grounded, ecological framework for modern scientific perform.
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It is his perspicacity which we are criticizing. Each generation criticizes the unconscious assumptions m a d e by its parents. . (pp. 23-24) Epistemologically speaking, we are led to finding the primitive distinctions that specify the author's or any other individual's knowing. T h e task of an epistemologist therefore becomes identifying the w a y a particular system (whether it is an organism, family, group of therapists, or scientific community) specifies and maintains forms of demarcation.
H e put a piece of rabbit in the reward chamber and started the ferret off from the entrance. The ferret systematically went down every blind alley until he got to the reward chamber where he ate the rabbit. H e was put back to the beginning and the experimenter put another piece of rabbit in the reward chamber. The ferret systematically went down every blind alley until he came to the one going to the reward chamber which he did not go down, because he had eaten that rabbit. The experiment was never published.
32 / FUNDAMENTALS OF EPISTEMOLOGY One way of thinking about recursiveness is to imagine the mythical creature Ouroborous, the snake that eats its o w n tail. Each time the creature swallows itself, we can speak of the creation of a different order of recursion. It is unnecessary to imagine the beast getting larger (or smaller) with each episode of infolding, but it is important to realize that we can indicate a difference whenever the circle travels through itself. Speaking of recursion enables us to point to the same snake, while indicating the order of recycling.
Aesthetics of Change (The Guilford Family Therapy Series) by Bradford Keeney