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The whispering pond : a personal guide to the emerging vision of science

Author: Ervin Laszlo
Publisher: Rockport, Mass. : Element, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reviews what many scientists believe is already known of cosmos, matter, life, and mind; surveys each major domain of nature in regard to the puzzles and paradoxes that exist in established theories; traces developments at the leading edge of scientific research; and anticipates the science of the future.
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Laszlo, Ervin, 1932-
Whispering pond.
Rockport, Mass. : Element, 1996
(OCoLC)606063542
Online version:
Laszlo, Ervin, 1932-
Whispering pond.
Rockport, Mass. : Element, 1996
(OCoLC)610026722
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ervin Laszlo
ISBN: 1852308990 9781852308995
OCLC Number: 35198648
Description: xxii, 242 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The History of Speculation --
The Rise of Big Bang Cosmology --
The Cosmic Scenerios --
The Perennial Search --
The Contemporary Complications --
Life from Non-Life --
The Driving Force of Evolution --
The Entry of Homo --
The Evolutionary Path Toward a Conscious Mind --
The Modern Understanding of Mind --
The Question of the Big Bang --
The Question of the Finely Tuned Constants --
The Paradox of Nonlocality --
Other Paradoxical Correlations --
The Puzzle of the Leap --
The Puzzle of the Chance --
The Puzzles of Morphogenesis --
The Mystery of Lifetime Memory --
The Mystery of Transpersonal Communicati. The "GUTs" of the New Physics --
Bohm's Implicate Order --
Heisenberg's Quantum Universe --
Prigogine's Dissipative Systems --
Achievements and Shortcomings of GUTs --
Achievements and Shortcomings of Transdisciplinary Unified Theories --
Subtle Connections: The Basic Concept --
Connections in Space and Time --
A Fifth Field --
Introducing the Quantum Vacuum --
Current Speculations and Emerging Insights --
A New View of Matter --
Another Vision of Life --
The Open-Windo.
Responsibility: Ervin Laszlo.

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Reviews what many scientists believe is already known of cosmos, matter, life, and mind; surveys each major domain of nature in regard to the puzzles and paradoxes that exist in established theories; traces developments at the leading edge of scientific research; and anticipates the science of the future.

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