|Other titles||Exploration of the parallels between modern physics and Eastern mysticism|
|Statement||by Fritjof Capra|
|LC Classifications||QC6 .C277 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||366 p. :|
|Number of Pages||366|
|LC Control Number||2011293276|
After a quarter of a century in print, Capra's groundbreaking work still challenges and inspires. This updated edition of The Tao of Physics includes a new preface and afterword in which the author reviews the developments of the twenty-five years since the book's first publication, discusses criticisms the book has received, and examines future possibilities for a new4/5. "A pioneering book of real value and wide appeal."—Washington Post "Fritjof Capra, in The Tao of Physics, seeks an integration of the mathematical world view of modern physics and the mystical visions of Buddha and Krishna. Where others have failed miserably in trying to unite these seemingly different world views, Capra, a high-energy /5(). 26 rows The Tao of physics: an exploration of the parallels between modern physics and Eastern . Tao of some of the great physicists of our century when they came in Physics contact with Far Eastern culture during their lecture tours to India, China and Japan. The following three quotations serve as examples: The general notions about human understanding which are illustrated by discoveries in atomic physics are not in.
THE TAO OF PHYSICS An Exploration of the Parallels Between Modern Physics and Eastern Mysticism by Frifjof Capra Shambhala Boulder l I dedicate this book to Ali Akbar Khan Carlos Castaneda Geoffrey Chew John Coltrane Werner Heisenberg Krishnamurti Liu Hsiu Ch’i Phiroz Mehta Jerry Shesko 8obby Smith Maria Teuff enbach Alan Watts for File Size: KB. Werner Heisenberg An international bestseller which has sold over one million copies worldwide, The Tao of Physics is a classic exploration of the connections between Eastern mysticism and modern physics. The book’s central thesis, that the mystical traditions of the East constitute a coherent philosophical framework within which the most 2/5(2). About The Tao of Physics. Here is the book that brought the mystical implications of subatomic physics to popular consciousness for the very first time—way back in This special edition celebrates the thirty-fifth anniversary of this early Shambhala best seller that has gone on to become a classic. The Tao of Physics set the stage for a movement that became known as the "New Age," in which the human mind is tuned into a universal cosmic consciousness. In her book The Aquarian Conspiracy, Marilyn Ferguson predicted an irrevocable turnabout in human consciousness that would produce a radical change in our culture. She wrote.
Here is the book that brought the mystical implications of subatomic physics to popular consciousness for the very first time—way back in Many books have been written in the ensuing years about the connections between quantum theory and the ideas of Buddhism, Hinduism, and Taoism, but Fritjof Capra’s Tao of Physics serves as the foundation on which the others have been built. In 81 brief chapters, Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching, or Book of the Way, provides advice that imparts balance and perspective, as well as a serene and generous spirit. It teaches us how to work for the good with the effortless skill that comes from being in accord with the Tao: the basic principle of the universe. The Tao Of Physics Fritjof Capra by javanesegraviton. Usage Internet Archive HTML5 Uploader plus-circle Add Review. comment. Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write a review. 6, Views. 15 Favorites. DOWNLOAD OPTIONS download 1 file. Books shelved as physics: A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking, The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultima.