Monthly Archives: November 2012

Lorenz on “truth for its own sake”

While his researches may have a significant human value, and although he is willing to discuss them in those terms, Lorenz strongly resents having to justify them. Like the true observer that he is, he does his watching, and reports … Continue reading

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Konrad Lorenz and “The Language of Animals”

Konrad Lorenz’s King Solomon’s Ring is fantastic reading for students in seventh grade and above. Like Jean Henri Fabre, Lorenz is a disciple of nature and a son of Heraclitus when he says: “wisdom is to speak the truth and … Continue reading

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