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The Tao of physics : an exploration of the parallels between modern physics and Eastern mysticism

Author: Fritjof Capra
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Shambhala Publications, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd ed., expandedView all editions and formats
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Author discusses his theories on how to synthesize the basic tenets of physics and Eastern mysticism in order to present a new vision of reality.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fritjof Capra
ISBN: 0877735948 9780877735946 0877730776 9780877730774 0877730784 9780877730781
OCLC Number: 23180288
Description: 366 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface to the Second Edition --
Preface to the First Edition --
I. THE WAY OF PHYSICS --
Modern Physics --
A Path with a Heart? --
Knowing and Seeing --
Beyond Language --
The New Physics --
II. THE WAY OF EASTERN MYSTICISM --
Hinduism --
Buddhism --
Chinese Thought --
Taoism --
Zen --
III. THE PARALLELS --
The Unity of All Things --
Beyond the World of Opposites --
Space-Time --
The Dynamic Universe --
Emptiness and Form --
The Cosmic Dance --
Quark Symmetries --
A New Koan? --
Patterns of Change --
Interpenetration --
Epilogue --
The New Physics Revisited --
Afterword to the Second Edition --
The Future of the New Physics --
Afterword to the Third Edition.
Responsibility: by Fritjof Capra.
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Author discusses his theories on how to synthesize the basic tenets of physics and Eastern mysticism in order to present a new vision of reality.

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