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The seemingly ordinary complexity of daily life

  • Joanna Kavenna
From the journal Human Affairs


The author is in essential agreement with Tallis, that when we only deploy one mode of interpretation, ie the scientific mode, we lose the fundamental realities of human experience, including the experience of free will, on which, ironically, scientific practice depends. Tallis’s philosophical stance is compared to that of Owen Barfield and his work on free will is placed within the context of his other books. A sense of wonder is common to all of them.


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Published Online: 2022-11-02
Published in Print: 2022-10-26

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