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By Bradford Keeney

ISBN-10: 0898620430

ISBN-13: 9780898620436

The elemental trouble of psychotherapy is switch. whereas practitioners are continually greeted with new innovations, concepts, courses, and interventions, this e-book argues that the complete advantages of the healing procedure can't be learned with out primary revision of the concept that of swap itself. employing cybernetic proposal to relatives treatment, Bradford P. Keeney demonstrates that traditional epistemology, during which reason and impact have a linear dating, doesn't sufficiently accommodate the reciprocal nature of causation in adventure. Written in an unconventional sort that incorporates tales, case examples, and imagined dialogues among an epistemologist and a skeptical therapist, the quantity offers a philosophically grounded, ecological framework for modern scientific perform.

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For all these abstract qualities . . can be seen as various habits of punctuating the stream of experience so that it takes on one or another sort of coherence and sense, (p. 163) F U N D A M E N T A L S OF EPISTEMOLOGY / 25 This idea, identified as "the punctuation of the sequence of event by Watzlawick, Beavin, and Jackson (1967, p. 54), is analogous to Spencer-Brown's concept of indication. , "this," "I," "us"). As Goguen and Varela (1979) note, "It is the very purpose of the distinction to create this indication" (p.

55). F r o m this perspective, they suggest that an act of punctuation determines whether the rat or the experimenter is seen as being trained. A n interesting example of a situation where an experimenter's punctuation of a laboratory setting did not hold for the "experimental subject" is given by Bateson (cited in Keeney, 1979b): A graduate student at Yale in the days when they were all running rats in mazes said, " W h y do we run rats? W h y don't we get an animal which lives in mazes? " A ferret is a small pole cat, a weasel type which is a parasite on rabbits.

Is the set of ideas regarding power tactics, social manipulation, and the art of one-upmanship itself an example of what is being talked about? This dilemma is most apparent during conversation with proponents of such a view. Their habit of punctuation will frame or reframe the other person's statements as examples of manipulation. For example, if you propose that you do not believe in the myth of social power, a proponent of it might respond by claiming that you are simply trying to go "one up" on him in order to gain power or control of the situation.

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