Where can I find out more about holism

Metzler Lexikon Religion pp 436-439 | Cite as


1. While the concept of the Whole has been one of the basic concepts of western philosophy and science since its inception, the term is Wholeness as a scientific term a new formation that only prevailed towards the end of the 19th century. Here it is above all biology and psychology that give the term its meaning, which it still has today in the philosophy of science (›holism‹), medicine (›holistic medicine‹) or psychology (›holistic psychology‹).

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