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[Dilemmas of the holistic systems approach]

SÁRVÁRI György

JULY 29, 1992

Lege Artis Medicinae - 1992;2(07)

[Certainly one of the finest thinkers of the twentieth century, Martin Heidegger († 1976) accused Western thought since Plato of losing its sensitivity to ontological differences. It has become indifferent to being as the universal basis of existence. In 1950, in his Holzwege, Dead Ends, he sketches existence as a mysterious forest in which different systems of interpretation (logging roads-Holzwege) try to explore the fundamental questions of man and science from different angles. These paths, although approaching the problem from different angles, hold together, but in the end do not yield any relevant information about existence, about the whole. The universal basis is lost in their investigation. The paths are slowly overgrown with vegetation and the mystery of the forest remains unexplored. ]

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