By Bradford Keeney
The elemental challenge of psychotherapy is switch. whereas practitioners are continuously greeted with new suggestions, suggestions, courses, and interventions, this ebook argues that the whole merits of the healing approach can't be learned with out basic revision of the idea that of swap itself. utilising cybernetic suggestion to relatives remedy, Bradford P. Keeney demonstrates that traditional epistemology, within which reason and impression have a linear courting, doesn't sufficiently accommodate the reciprocal nature of causation in adventure. Written in an unconventional type that comes with tales, case examples, and imagined dialogues among an epistemologist and a skeptical therapist, the amount provides a philosophically grounded, ecological framework for modern scientific perform.
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It is, of course, an observer w h o draws a distinction. A n y distinction drawn is dravm by an observer. W e should not forget, however, that an observer draws a distinction/or another observer w h o m a y be himself. Knowing a world therefore always implies a social context of at least two observing systems. N o w , why does an observer draw a distinction? A n observer observes by drawing distinctions. In other words, what we perceive always follows from an act of making a distinction. As Heinz von Foerster (1973b) has put it, "If you desire to see, learn to act" (p.
T h e classic example of the Cretan w h o announced that "All Cretans lie" demonstrates how a self-referential statement can oscillate between being a statement and a frame of reference about itself as a statement. " If he is lying, he tells the truth. If he is telling the truth, he lies. T h e early logicians did not like to admit such indeterminable oscillations, so paradoxes were banned from the philosopher's world of order. Russell's "Theory of Logical Types" (Whitehead & Russell, 1910) became a rule for logic specifying that paradoxes were to be avoided by always pointing out the logical typing of statements.
T h e dog's inappropriate punctuation leads to behavior that only verifies the experimenter's inappropriate punctuation, which in turn reinforces the dog's punctuation. T h e dog generates symptoms and the experimenter laments over the dog's failure to discriminate. " T h e benevolent master then might attempt to help the dog by psychological or medical treatment. " FUNDAMENTALS OF EPISTEMOLOGY / 37 DOUBLE DESCRIPTION When two people interact, each member punctuates the flow o action. If a n observer combines the views of both individuals, a sense of the whole system will begin to emerge.
Aesthetics of Change (The Guilford Family Therapy Series) by Bradford Keeney