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G It s an excellent way to broach such wide variety of interlinked topics and interestsI wish I had the pleasure to have met David in person I have many uestions I would have loved to have asked him about this work Yet in a way having spent nearly two years reading this book I feel now that I knew him intimately I have n A lot of meaty well written information The encyclopedia style through me off at first but I have grown to enjoy it. Lean Logic is David Fleming's masterpiece the product of than thirty years' work and a testament to the creative brilliance of one Of Britain's Most Important Intellectuals A Dictionary Unlike Any Other Britain's most important intellectuals A dictionary unlike any other leads readers through Fleming's stimulating exploration of fields as diverse as culture history science art logic ethics myth economics and anthropology being made up of four hundred and four engaging essay entries covering topics such as Boredom Community Debt Growth Harmless Lunatics Land Lean Thinking Nanotechnology Play Religion Spirit Trust and Utopia The threads running through every entry are Fleming's deft and original analysis of how our present market based economy is destroying the very foundations ecological economic and cultural on which it depends and his core focus a compelling grounded vision for a cohesive society that might weather the conseuences A society that provides a satisfying culturally rich context for lives well lived in an economy not reliant on the impossible promise of eternal economic growth A society worth living in Worth fighting for Worth contributing to The beauty of the dictionary format is that it allows Fleming to draw connections without detracting from his in depth exploration of each topic Each entry carries intriguing links to other entries inviting the enchanted reader to break free of the imposed order of a conventional book starting where she will and following the links in the order of her choosing In combination with Fleming's refreshing writing style and good natured humour it also creates a book perfectly suited to dipping in and out The decades Fleming spent honing his life's work are evident in the lightness and mastery with which Lean Logic draws on an incredible wealth of cultural and historical learning from Whitman to Whitefield Dickens to Daly Kropotkin to Kafka Keats to Kuhn Oakeshott to Ostrom Jung to Jensen Machiavelli to Mumford Mauss to Mandelbrot Leopold to Lakatos Polanyi to Putnam Nietzsche to Naess Keynes to Kumar Scruton to Shiva Thoreau to Toynbee Rabelais to Rogers Shakespeare to Schumacher Locke to Lovelock Homer to Homer Dixon in demonstrating that many of the principles it commends have a track record of success long pre dating our current society Fleming acknowledges with honesty the challenges ahead but rather than inducing despair Lean Logic is rare in its ability to inspire optimism in the creativity and intelligence of humans to nurse our ecology back to health; to rediscover the importance of place and play of reciprocity and resilience and of community and culture Lean Logic is a comfort in disorientating times A book to keep at your side A dictionary of empowerment. ,


Wonderful read will take years to complete But ust great Amazing piece Of Work David Would work David would pleased and proud of this final book a must read A heavy read and completely non linear but excellent systems perspective Lean logic is a very special book it takes pride of place on my favourites shelf that is when it isn t ready at hand to help me flesh out a thought or some plan for the future It is one of many books that has helped me. Lean Logic is David Fleming's masterpiece the product ofthan thirty years' work and a testament to the creative product ofthan thirty years' work and a testament To The Creative Of One the creative of one Britain's most important intellectuals A dictionary unlike any other it leads readers through Fleming's stimulating exploration of fields as diverse as culture history science art logic ethics myth economics and anthropology being made up of four hundred and four engaging essay entries covering topics such as Boredom Community Debt Growth Harmless Lunatics Land Lean Thinking Nanotechnology Play Religion Spirit Trust and Utopia The threads running through every entry are Fleming's deft and original analysis of how our present market based economy is destroying the very foundations ecological economic and cultural on which it depends and his core focus a compelling grounded vision for a cohesive society that might weather the conseuences A society that provides a satisfying culturally rich context for lives well lived in an economy not reliant on the impossible promise of eternal economic growth A society worth living in Worth fighting for Worth contributing to The beauty of the dictionary format is that it allows Fleming to draw connections without detracting from his in depth exploration of each topic Each entry carries intriguing links to other entries inviting the enchanted reader to break free of the imposed order of a conventional book starting where she will and following the links in the order of her choosing In combination with Fleming's refreshing writing style and good natured humour it also creates a book perfectly suited to dipping in and out The decades Fleming spent honing his life's work are evident in the lightness and mastery with which Lean Logic draws on an incredible wealth of cultural and historical learning from Whitman to Whitefield Dickens to Daly Kropotkin to Kafka Keats to Kuhn Oakeshott to Ostrom Jung to Jensen Machiavelli to Mumford Mauss to Mandelbrot Leopold to Lakatos Polanyi to Putnam Nietzsche to Naess Keynes to Kumar Scruton to Shiva Thoreau to Toynbee Rabelais to Rogers Shakespeare to Schumacher Locke to Lovelock Homer to Homer Dixon in demonstrating that many of the principles it commends have a track record of success long pre dating our current society Fleming acknowledges with honesty the challenges ahead but rather than inducing despair Lean Logic is rare in its ability to inspire optimism in the creativity and intelligence of humans to nurse our ecology back to health; to rediscover the importance of place and play of reciprocity and resilience and of community and cultureLean Logic is a comfort in disorientating times A book to keep at your side A dictionary of empowerment ,

Lean Logic: A Dictionary for the Future and How to Survive ItShape my understanding of how we ended up where we are and ultimately what is to come David presents a hopeful vision of what a sustainable and functional society could look likeDavid clearly was a brilliant person a true systems thinker the scope of his knowledge both spanning topics and time is staggering and yet incredibly it all ties together to form a make your own story selection as you follow through a narrative of your choosin. Ean Logic is David Fleming's masterpiece the product of than thirty years' work and a testament to the creative brilliance of one of Britain's most a testament to the creative brilliance of one of Britain's most intellectuals A dictionary unlike any other it leads readers through Fleming's stimulating exploration of fields as diverse as culture history science art logic ethics myth economics and anthropology being made up of four hundred and four engaging essay entries covering topics such as Boredom Community Debt Growth Harmless Lunatics Land Lean Thinking Nanotechnology Play Religion Spirit Trust and Utopia The threads running through every entry are Fleming's deft and original analysis of how our present market based economy is destroying the very foundations ecological economic and cultural on which it depends and his core focus a compelling grounded vision for a cohesive society that might weather his core focus a compelling grounded vision for a cohesive society that might weather conseuences A society that provides a satisfying culturally rich context for lives well lived in an economy not reliant on the impossible promise of eternal economic growth A society worth living in Worth fighting for Worth contributing to The beauty of the dictionary format is that it allows Fleming to draw connections without detracting from his in depth exploration of each topic Each entry carries intriguing links to other entries inviting the enchanted reader to break free of the imposed order of a conventional book STARTING WHERE SHE WILL AND FOLLOWING THE LINKS IN where she will and following the links in order of her choosing In combination with Fleming's refreshing writing style and good natured humour it also creates a book perfectly suited to dipping in and out The decades Fleming spent honing his life's work are evident in the lightness and mastery with which Lean Logic draws on an incredible wealth of cultural and historical learning from Whitman to Whitefield Dickens to Daly Kropotkin to Kafka Keats to Kuhn Oakeshott to Ostrom Jung to Jensen Machiavelli to Mumford Mauss to Mandelbrot Leopold to Lakatos Polanyi to Putnam Nietzsche to Naess Keynes to Kumar Scruton to Shiva Thoreau to Toynbee Rabelais to Rogers Shakespeare to Schumacher Locke to Lovelock Homer to Homer Dixon in demonstrating that many of the principles it commends have a track record of success long pre dating our current society Fleming acknowledges with honesty the challenges ahead but rather than inducing despair Lean Logic is rare in its ability to inspire optimism in the creativity and intelligence of humans to nurse our ecology back to health; to rediscover the importance of place and play of reciprocity and resilience and of community and culture Lean Logic is a comfort in disorientating times A book to keep at your side A dictionary of empowerment. .