We have tried to approach a single subject from the most diverse angles, so that everyone has some possibility of connecting it in the most direct way with his or her own interests. This is a minimal introduction relying on a bibliography that is not at all exhaustive, but necessary to delve into any of the issues presented.
Of course our subject proper was not the continuous proportion, but reciprocity and self-organization in Nature and beyond Nature. The constant φ continues to play a marginal, totally episodic role within modern science, which is mainly focused on calculus.
Thus, our preferential point of view is not so much that of science and objectivity, as that of reciprocity itself, to which I attach more importance; as an attempt to give more importance to the awareness of reality than to science.Continuar leyendo «Science and Conscience»