skip to content
Ethical know-how : action, wisdom, and cognition Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Ethical know-how : action, wisdom, and cognition

Author: Francisco J Varela
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1999.
Series: Writing science.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
This book addresses two of the most challenging problems facing contemporary neurobiology and cognitive science: first, understanding how we unconsciously execute habitual actions as a result of neurological and cognitive processes that are not formal actions of conscious judgement but part of a habitual nexus of systematic self-organization; second, creating an ethics adequate to our present awareness that there is  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Francisco J Varela
ISBN: 0804730326 9780804730327 0804730334 9780804730334
OCLC Number: 40714324
Notes: Originally presented as three lectures, delivered at the Università di Bologna.
Description: ix, 85 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Know-how and know-what --
On ethical expertise --
The embodiment of emptiness.
Series Title: Writing science.
Other Titles: Know-how per l'etica.
Responsibility: Francisco J. Varela.
More information:

Abstract:

How can science be brought to connect with experience? This book addresses two challenging problems facing contemporary neurobiology and cognitive science: understanding how we unconsciously execute  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Varela's work, in general, and this book, in particular, offer many enduring and insightful perspectives to scholars in the field of education and the complexiity sciences." -- Complicitiy: An Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/40714324> # Ethical know-how : action, wisdom, and cognition
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   bgn:translationOfWork <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/40714324#CreativeWork/unidentifiedOriginalWork> ; # Know-how per l'etica.
   library:oclcnum "40714324" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/25293047#Place/stanford_calif> ; # Stanford, Calif.
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/cau> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/25293047#Topic/ethik> ; # Ethik
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/25293047#Topic/cognitiewetenschap> ; # Cognitiewetenschap
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/25293047#Topic/kennistheorie> ; # Kennistheorie
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/BJ1012> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/25293047#Topic/confucianisme> ; # Confucianisme
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/25293047#Topic/philosophy_of_mind> ; # Philosophy of mind
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/915833> ; # Ethics
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/988194> ; # Knowledge, Theory of
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/25293047#Topic/morale> ; # Morale
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/25293047#Topic/erkenntnistheorie> ; # Erkenntnistheorie
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/25293047#Topic/boeddhisme> ; # Boeddhisme
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/25293047#Topic/philosophy_and_cognitive_science> ; # Philosophy and cognitive science
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/25293047#Topic/buddhism> ; # Buddhism
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/25293047#Topic/neurobiology_philosophy> ; # Neurobiology--Philosophy
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/25293047#Topic/connaissance_theorie_de_la> ; # Connaissance, Théorie de la
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/170/e21/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/25293047#Topic/confucianism> ; # Confucianism
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/25293047#Topic/ethiek> ; # Ethiek
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/25293047#Topic/cognition> ; # Cognition
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/108728186> ; # Francisco J. Varela
   schema:datePublished "1999" ;
   schema:description "Know-how and know-what -- On ethical expertise -- The embodiment of emptiness."@en ;
   schema:description "This book addresses two of the most challenging problems facing contemporary neurobiology and cognitive science: first, understanding how we unconsciously execute habitual actions as a result of neurological and cognitive processes that are not formal actions of conscious judgement but part of a habitual nexus of systematic self-organization; second, creating an ethics adequate to our present awareness that there is no such thing as a transcendental self, a stable subject, or a soul. In summation, the author proposes an ethics founded on "savoir faire" that is a practice of transformation based on a constant recognition of the "virtual" nature of ourselves in the actual operations of our mental lives."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/25293047> ; # Know-how per l'etica.
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/25293047#Series/writing_science> ; # Writing science.
   schema:name "Ethical know-how : action, wisdom, and cognition"@en ;
   schema:productID "40714324" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/40714324#PublicationEvent/stanford_calif_stanford_university_press_1999> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/25293047#Agent/stanford_university_press> ; # Stanford University Press
   schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/cam027/99011948.html> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780804730327> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780804730334> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GB99Y5562> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/40714324> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/25293047#Agent/stanford_university_press> # Stanford University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Stanford University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/25293047#Place/stanford_calif> # Stanford, Calif.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Stanford, Calif." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/25293047#Series/writing_science> # Writing science.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/40714324> ; # Ethical know-how : action, wisdom, and cognition
   schema:name "Writing science." ;
   schema:name "Writing science" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/25293047#Topic/cognitiewetenschap> # Cognitiewetenschap
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Cognitiewetenschap"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/25293047#Topic/connaissance_theorie_de_la> # Connaissance, Théorie de la
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Connaissance, Théorie de la"@en ;
   schema:name "Connaissance, Théorie de la"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/25293047#Topic/neurobiology_philosophy> # Neurobiology--Philosophy
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Neurobiology--Philosophy"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/25293047#Topic/philosophy_and_cognitive_science> # Philosophy and cognitive science
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Philosophy and cognitive science"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/25293047#Topic/philosophy_of_mind> # Philosophy of mind
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Philosophy of mind"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/915833> # Ethics
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Ethics"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/988194> # Knowledge, Theory of
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Knowledge, Theory of"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/108728186> # Francisco J. Varela
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1946" ;
   schema:familyName "Varela" ;
   schema:givenName "Francisco J." ;
   schema:name "Francisco J. Varela" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/25293047> # Know-how per l'etica.
   schema:name "Know-how per l'etica." ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780804730327>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0804730326" ;
   schema:isbn "9780804730327" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780804730334>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0804730334" ;
   schema:isbn "9780804730334" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/40714324#CreativeWork/unidentifiedOriginalWork> # Know-how per l'etica.
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   schema:inLanguage "it" ;
   schema:name "Know-how per l'etica." ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.