Jacob Bronowski - Imagine!

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Jacob Bronowski (1908 - 1974) - Why science matter -
Mathematician, biologist, science historian, playwright, poet, inventor ...

Moshe Feldenkrais met Jacob Bronowski during the 2nd World War in England.

Often, several times a week, over a period of some years they met and discussed.

Reading and listening to Bronowski helps to understand some of the influences, the philosophy and the theories behind the Feldenkrais Method. MF confided Bronowski as an inspiration in shaping the definition of the biological acture (posture)

Moshe Feldenkrais lectures in Amherst 1981 about this influence Link[+]

Below is a summary of Jacob Bronowski's The Ascent of Man sent in BBC in 13 parts in 1973. Due to issues of copyright it is difficult to find them with sound at YouTube.  The title hints at Charles Darwins book The Decent of Man. Brunowski's book was republished in 20111 with a foreword by Richard Dawkins  Link[+]

Jacob Bronowski - The Ascent of Man from The Inspiration Journey on Vimeo.

 

 

Conversations with Bronowski Link[+] is 10 interviews 12 -20 minutes long that comprises his world of thought, and I dare to say much of Moshe Feldenkrais'.They were published in January 1996 and are in fact Podcast. Below is the first part, 19th-20th century science (1/10)

And the Podcasts are:
19th-20th Century Science - (1/10)
Some trouble about light - (2/10)
Pattern And Growth - (3/10)
The Structure Of Energy - (4/10)
The Structure of Matter - (5/10)
Nuclear Explosion Unclear Responsibility - (6/10
The Structure of Life - (7/10)
Evolution Is Progress - (8/10)
A Most Successful Mammal - (9/10
The Importance Of Being Highbrowed - (10/10)

 

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The world is not just black and white, but rather it has all possible shades of grey.

It is easier to understand one another when we are friends, and have established a common meaning of words, than to speak precisely enough to be understood by those who do not wish to be led up the garden path.

Moshe Feldenkrais The Elusive Obvious, Basic Feldenkrais