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" ... straying across country, and the abstraction abstracts from something to which no further attention is paid. But there is no groove of abstractions which is adequate for the comprehension of human life. Thus in the modern world, the celibacy of the... "
Planning-programming-budgeting: Inquiry of the Subcommittee on National ... - Page 70
by United States. Congress. Senate. Government Operations - 1970 - 683 pages
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American Character

Brander Matthews - 1906 - 33 pages
...mentality of the modern world. The celibacy of the mediaeval learned class has been replaced by "a celibacy of the intellect which is divorced from the concrete contemplation of the complete facts." For science deals with abstractions—it abstracts from real objects only those qualities that may...
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The Unreality Industry: The Deliberate Manufacturing of Falsehood and what ...

Ian I. Mitroff, Warren G. Bennis - Performing Arts - 1993 - 218 pages
..."In this modern world, the celibacy of the medieval learned class has been replaced by the celibacy of the intellect which is divorced from the concrete contemplation of the complete facts," 3 and he didn't even know about the Wall Street insiders, the Iran/Contra scandal, or Gary Hart. Ivan...
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James B. Conant: Harvard to Hiroshima and the Making of the Nuclear Age

James G. Hershberg - Biography & Autobiography - 1995 - 948 pages
...Thus in the modern world, the celibacy of the medieval learned class has been replaced by a celibacy of the intellect which is divorced from the concrete...the imperfect categories of thought derived from one profession.20 One burning source of apprehensions that Conant might fulfill Whitehead's fears was Felix...
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Quotations of Wit and Wisdom

John W. Gardner, John William Gardner, Francesca Gardner Reese - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1996 - 247 pages
...Thus in the modern world, the celibacy of the medieval learned class has been replaced by a celibacy of the intellect which is divorced from the concrete contemplation of the complete facts. Alfred North Whitehead Absolute detachment is a polar region, unfit for human life; but one might well...
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Intellect and Public Life: Essays on the Social History of Academic ...

Thomas Bender - Education - 1997 - 200 pages
...in its own groove. But there is no groove . . . adequate for the comprehension of human life. . . . Of course, no one is merely a mathematician, or merely a lawyer. People have lives outside of their profession or their business. But the point is the restraint of serious thought within a groove....
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Teaching from the Heart: Theology and Educational Method

Mary Elizabeth Moore - Religion - 1998 - 232 pages
...Thus in the modern world, the celibacy of the medieval learned class has been replaced by a celibacy of the intellect which is divorced from the concrete contemplation of the complete facts.55 Whitehead makes his educational critique very specific. He points to the inadequacies in educational...
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Professionalism, the Third Logic: On the Practice of Knowledge

Eliot Freidson - Political Science - 2001 - 250 pages
...specialties. They are not "whole persons" but limited and narrow. Whitehead (1963) described their capacity as "the restraint of serious thought within a groove....categories of thought derived from one profession." And although he was writing of bureaucrats, Merton (1957: 197-8) discussed similar conceptions of the...
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Adult and Continuing Education: Vocational education

Peter Jarvis, Colin Griffin - Adult education - 2003 - 360 pages
...seeking understanding and skill in different aspects of life. Otherwise, as Whitehead pointed out, "The remainder of life is treated superficially, with...the imperfect categories of thought derived from one profession".1" I know what he meant; I once went to the movies with an otolaryngologist who spent the...
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