ANALYTICAL METHODOLOGY IN THE UNDERSTANDING OF J. W. GOETHE
The purpose of the article is to substantiate the methodological potential of modern holism and its development under the influence of synergetic ideas. Methodologically, the article is based on the analysis of Goethe’s subject thinking. The result of the research work is the representation of objective thinking as not just a simple mirror reflection of the sensually perceived reality, but as a phenomenon that suggests that mental activity and creative imagination exclude the insignificant and accidental, reveal the hidden or the missing and, possibly, open a new, previously unknown ones. Application of research results in the formation of the basic system of the nanotechnology philosophical foundations contributes to their inclusion in the general scientific picture of the world, worldview and human culture.