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Holistic Science: a participatory science of qualities

Holistic Science: a participatory science of qualitiesAn excerpt from ‘Exploring Participation’ (D.C.Wahl, 2002)“The assumption is that our feelings in response to natural processes are not arbitrary but can be used as reliable indicators of the nature of the real processes in which we participate. Qualities include the realm of the normative, our assessment of the rightness or wrongness, appropriateness or inappropriateness, of particular actions in relation to our knowledge. A science of