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On hope, evolution and change : selected essays

Author: John Davy
Publisher: Stroud [England] : Hawthorn Press, ©1985.
Series: Social ecology series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains 27 articles, which reflect the author's work as a scientist, journalist and lecturer: articles on evolutionary questions, language, education, science, ecology, life after life, and  Read more...

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Named Person: John Davy
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Davy
ISBN: 0950706272 9780950706276
OCLC Number: 33813464
Description: viii, 273 pages : illustrations, portrait ; 21 cm.
Contents: Part 1 This living Earth: wisdom and the life of the Earth; man and the underworld; true and false flames - reflections on the energy crisis. Part 2 Considering science: Bacon, Rudolf Steiner and modern science; science and human rights, scientific progress and the threshold; responsibility in science. Part 3 The evolution of evolutions: evolution - the hidden thread; epochs of evolutions; Darwinism and the archetypes; the evolution of evolution; do we or don't we understand the secrets of life. Part 4 A sense for language: inner language and outer language; on coming to our senses; meaning and the human soul. Part 5 Education for living: the man who wants to scrap schools; the social meaning of education; mindstorms in the lamplight; the movement that everyone tries to forget. Part 6 Caring for the Planet: prophet of the convivial society; menace in the silent Spring; polluting the Planet; time to stop the plunder; small and beautiful world. Part 7 After life: the evidence for life after life; life after life. Part 8 Discovering hope.
Series Title: Social ecology series.
Other Titles: Hope, evolution and change
Responsibility: John Davy.

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