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April 2021

The Beaver, My Teacher

April 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Online

The second in an exciting series of online talks on the subject of Holistic Science. Join us for the second in our new series of free monthly online talks on the subject of Holistic Science, organised by Schumacher College in collaboration with the Field Centre. We’re delighted to be joined this time by Dr Judyth Sassoon. The reintroduction of beavers to the UK is attracting much attention and their capacity to modify ecosystems is especially significant. Judyth will present a multi-perspective,…

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May 2021

Goethe’s Morphology: A Device for Exploring and Generating Complexity

May 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Online
free

Join us for the third in our new series of free monthly talks on the subject of Holistic Science, organised by Schumacher College in collaboration with the Field Centre. For this talk we’re delighted to welcome Dr Oriane Petteni. This talk approaches the Goethean Morphology as the forerunner of contemporary techniques of pattern generation via natural computing and computer graphics. I propose to read Goethe’s Morphology as an original device of reduction, departing from the phenomenological realm to intuit nature’s self-generating…

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June 2021

Alfred North Whitehead’s Philosophy of Organism

June 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Online
Free

Join us for the fourth in our new series of free monthly talks on the subject of Holistic Science, organised by Schumacher College in collaboration with the Field Centre. For this talk we’re delighted to welcome Matthew D. Segall. This talk introduces Alfred North Whitehead’s “Philosophy of Organism,” a novel metaphysical scheme that he articulated in the first half of the twentieth century not only as a protest against the lifeless Nature imagined by scientific materialism, but also as a rejection of…

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