Henri Bortoft’s Explorations of Goethe’s Dynamic Way of Seeing

Transition Consciousness

As many of you will be aware, I am now coming towards the end of publishing Henri Bortoft’s 2010 lectures at Schumacher College. These follow on from the 2009 series of lectures which I published last year.

Henri Bortoft, 2009

Henri Bortoft was the key philosopher and teacher who absolutely took me across the threshold of liminality and into the dynamic way of understanding wholeness in systems. For this reason his two main books, The Wholeness of Nature: Goethe’s Way of Science and Taking Appearance Seriously: The Dynamic Way of Seeing in Goethe and European Thought are where the philosophy of wholeness in Holonomics Business Where People and Planet Matter comes from.

We wrote our second book, Customer Experiences with Soul, in order to complement Holonomics with a deeper approach to customer experience design. This approach was developed to enable entrepreneurs and leaders to develop organisations and enterprises which…

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