Aldous Huxley Holistic
December 11, 2017
Find the way to work not only the mind but also to reach the hearts of readers. This is a great treasure on the fundamentals of holistic education is a complement of twelve of the holistic education books written by Dr. Ramon, all these books have much information in common, there are similar themes, helping to strengthen the information and provides more clarity to each of the conceptualizations presented. Gina Ross gathered all the information. After this fabulous product holistic education, and with the intent that they seem repetitive themes, this paper will refer to the time change and we are living on our planet, emphasizing the paradigm shifts and changes as time that our culture has gone from the sixteenth to the twenty-first century. At the turn of the century is clear that we need a new education, an education according to new needs and dilemmas of the emerging cultures.
The education that prevails in most educational institutions is based on science and the mechanistic philosophy of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, played a vision of reality based on four fictions: objectivism, reductionism, positivism, determinism. That leads to outdated scientism and dogmatic, mechanistic view of science and education are being transcended by a cross-disciplinary and holistic vision based on integration of human knowledge which Aldous Huxley called the perennial philosophy, the genuine spirituality. The paradigm shift in education mechanistic to holistic education has a radically different set of principles. Holistic education is concerned with an integral formation of man, serving not only intellectually but also the emotional, physical, social, aesthetic and spiritual.