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The Philosophy of Attachment—Going Where No Man Has Gone Before

At the end of my post for January 4th, 2011, I mentioned that I was thinking about two possible routes. One, look more at the philosophical implications of Bowlby’s theory, or, two, take a look at an article by Dr. Carole Pistole wherein she frames the pressing social problem of unwanted teen pregnancy using The Grand […]

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UPDATE – Norbert Wiener Also Bridged Mechanical and Biological Worlds

In my August 10th, 2010, post, I wrote the following (with my addition in brackets): In this section of vol. I [of Bowlby’s trilogy on attachment theory at about page 41], Bowlby deftly moves back and forth between mechanical systems and mechanical forms of linking and integrating (often referred to as cybernetics) and biological forms of […]

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