The Turning Point by Fritjof Capra Technics and Civilization by Lewis Mumford The Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas S. Kuhn The Technological. 1. Turning Point: A Science of Living Systems by Fritjof Capra, Ph.D. In the first three decades of the 20th century, atomic and subatomic physics led to a dramatic. Fritjof Capra encourages his readers, whenever possible, to order his books through Starts from the conceptual framework presented in The Turning Point, .

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A multidisciplinary textbook for undergraduate students, coauthored with Pier Luigi Luisi. Wonderful book – much food for thought. His work is superbly enriching mind food. Simply pointing out that quantum physics contains what in our world appear to be paradoxes does not constitute disproof of everything we ever thought.

May 19, R. The Tao of Physics Challenges much of conventional poiht by demonstrating striking parallels between ancient mystical traditions and the discoveries of 20th century physics. Those items that we struggle to slot cause us dissonance. If you are disheartened by the problems of overpopulation, energy crises, etc… the list can go on forever do yourself a favor and read the solutions Capra advocates in The Turning Point.

Doing so is how we evolve. On matterfor example, she explains to the brothers: Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now.

Fritjof Capra – – In E. We need a new vision of reality, one that allows the forces turnibg our world to flow together as a positive movement for social change.

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Cover of the first edition. Challenges much of conventional wisdom by demonstrating striking parallels between ancient mystical traditions and the discoveries of 20th century physics.


Kita berada pada titik balik peradaban turning point. Modern physics can show them that such a framework is not turming scientific but is in agreement with the most advanced scientific theories of physical reality.

The Turning Point Science, Society, and the Rising Culture /Fritjof Capra. –. —

Wealth of thoughts on topics such as consciousness, systems view of reality, of health, and of economic and ecological issues. Penekanan ini menyebabkan ketidak seimbangan. Estou muito preso ao pensamento cartesiano. I have read a bit of Capra’s oth This book changed my life. The authors argue that at the root of the multi-faceted global crisis we face today is a legal system based on an obsolete worldview; and they explain how, by incorporating concepts from modern science, the law can become an integral part of bringing about a better world, rather yurning facilitating its destruction.

Little sections of this book get four stars.

Their talk is almost unending, sometimes even boring: The movie is about dialogue, cpra is about divulging the message, a new view of life. Pursuing the Systems Approach would lead to a cascading flow of benefit such as alleviating poverty, reducing the stockpiling of nuclear weapons, lower reliance on nuclear fission and the consequent production of dangerous vritjof such as Plutonium, and obliterating the economic chasms separating countries in the world today.

Idee interessanti, poste in modo ridondante e poco approfondito a mio parere. Similarly when it comes to the domain of medicine, accepting that there is an invaluable linkage between the modern biomedical methods and the traditional approaches to healing such as Eastern medicine, mysticism and shamanism would enable the practitioners to treat their patients in a more humane and rational fashion rather than reducing patients to disabilities and concentrating on a particular part of the affected anatomy instead of viewing the sufferer as a whole.


And the rest, as we all know, is history. To transcend the classical models, scientists will have to go beyond the mechanistic and reductionist approach as we have done in physics, and develop holistic and ecological views.

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May 21, Diana Kendall rated it it was amazing. This one is for my Philosophy of Science course and this guy used to write the bestselling the Tao of Physics before.

We slot new information within our own paradigm based on how it fits with what we already understand. The old is discarded and the new is introduced.

This article about a book on economics or finance is a stub. Its central thesis is that Leonardo’s science is a science of living forms, of qualities, which can be seen as a distant forerunner of today’s complexity and systems theories.

The Turning Point Expands focus to opint how the revolution in modern physics foreshadows a similar revolution in many other sciences and a corresponding transformation of world views and values in society.

From a biology textbook quoted by Capra, “One of the acid tests of understanding an object is the ability to put it together from its component parts.