The narrative encounter: Tales and fairytales and systemic perspective on helping relationships

A new article on the journal Riflessioni Sistemiche, after the ones on “Visions of change in evolutionary biology and education” (2012) and “Evolutionary Biology: Processes and Patterns” (2011). Serrelli E, Tosini F (2015). L’incontro narrativo: narrazione e fiaba nella relazione d’aiuto a orientamento sistemico. Riflessioni Sistemiche 12 (Jul 2015), “Narrazioni”, pp. 90-102 (online on http://www.aiems.eu). […]

Lasting Teachings from Gregory Bateson

Abstract: Gregory Bateson’s thinking is an enduring source of renovation for our thinking. The deep effects of his writings are here exemplified by four key-words from his philosophical vocabulary: CREATURE, MAP, METAPHOR, and GRACE. The movements correlated with this key-words are explored in the different fields of pedagogy, biographical research, philosophy, natural sciences, psychological care. […]

Constructionism, Constructivism, and Complex Systems

In un povero appartamento della periferia romana, un uomo di 39 anni, finora sempre risultato normale, colto da raptus improvviso, spara alla moglie e alla figlioletta di tre anni. Poi rivolge la pistola contro di sé e fa fuoco per un’ultima volta. Tutti e tre i componenti della famiglia sono deceduti all’istante. L’uomo lascia un […]