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Alternative to Abstraction

What is Gender?

There is no construct in science more fundamental than gender. The ancients knew this but the moderns have long since forgotten it. This post will explore the epistemological and ontological potential of gender in providing a unifying foundation for science and mathematics. In this respect, the structure of the French language provides a first glimpse [...]

The Shape of Knowledge

In any ground breaking project there is a polemical streak and this work is no exception. Topics covered in this blog have raged across the axis of traditional left side science and our proposed right side science. The arena for this epic tussle has been the nature and structure of scientific knowledge. What we have [...]

Is there an alternative to Abstraction?

A few years back I was listening to an interview on the radio with a female intellectual from the Middle East. She was asked the question "What do you find is the most seductive thing about Western culture?" Her response was direct and succinct. "Abstraction," she replied, without any hesitation. Her reply stuck with me [...]

The Alternative to Abstract Thinking : the Generic

Continuing from the previous post Is There an Alternative to Abstraction? Having taken in Hegel’s little gem of wisdom we are now able to answer the question, “What does a radio shock jock and a theoretical physicist have in common?” The answer, of course is - abstraction. However, this doesn’t answer the question as to [...]