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This ebook provides an interpretation of pharmaceutical, surgical and psychotherapeutic interventions in response to a univalent metalanguage: biosemiotics. It proposes metalanguage for the actual, psychological, social, and cultural facets of wellbeing and fitness and drugs may well deliver all components and points of human lifestyles jointly and therefore form an image of the man or woman as a complete, made up from the heterogeneous photographs of the massive number of sciences and applied sciences in drugs discourse. The publication adopts a biosemiotics medical version of considering simply because, just like the traditional precept of alchemy, tam ethice quam physice, every little thing during this version is actual up to it truly is psychological. symptoms within the kinds of vibrations, molecules, cells, phrases, photos, reflections and rites conform cultural, psychological, actual, and social phenomena. The e-book decodes therapeutic, facing healthiness, disorder and remedy via emphasizing the first-person adventure in addition to goal occasions. It permits readers to persist with the energy-information flows via and among embodied minds and to determine how they shape physiological services equivalent to our feelings and narratives.
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We have no idea how the concept of standing up from the chair we sit in to fetch a cup of coffee is able to translate into the physiological processes that create the movements of the body. But the problem is also obvious when diagnosing children. Here we see limited ability to verbally precisely describe location and flavor of pain in the body. Through language acquisition, cultural knowledge and experience we learn to be more and more precise in the description of our experiences and to relate them to one of the accepted classification systems of our culture.
2 Is Consciousness a Part of Reality? A basic problem in our culture’s systematic knowledge production is that the natural and social sciences, and the humanities do not agree on a common definition of reality. We talk about the physical, mental, and social reality, but do not really know how to bring them together into a larger conception of reality. Instead, each of them is often individually attempting to take over the power of defining reality. In medicine it has been most obvious in the antipsychiatry movements fight against biomedicines psychiatry.
Biosemiotic Medicine: Healing in the World of Meaning by Farzad Goli