Synergetics 2: explorations in the geometry of thinking, Volume 1

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Macmillan, 1983 - Philosophy - 592 pages
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Offers an alternative view of the classic physics of Copernicus, Kepler, and Newton and a fresh interpretation of Einstein's theories

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Review: Synergetics: Explorations in the Geometry of Thinking

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Incredibly technical, and i assume even most mathematicians would say that it is abstract. In this book, Bucky defines his vision in a very precise way. Definitely not an easy read, but THE book to read for any serious students of the Master himself. Read full review

Review: Synergetics: Explorations in the Geometry of Thinking

User Review  - Paul Lux - Goodreads

Incredibly technical, and i assume even most mathematicians would say that it is abstract. In this book, Bucky defines his vision in a very precise way. Definitely not an easy read, but THE book to read for any serious students of the Master himself. Read full review

Contents

Volumetric Hierarchy revised
428
Addendum to Contribution of Arthur L Loeb
471
Acknowledgments
498
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About the author (1983)

Richard Buckminster Fuller, the innovative thinker, engineer, and inventor, was born July 12, 1895 in Milton, Mass. Despite early failures and tragedies, including his being expelled from Harvard University twice and the death of his four-year-old daughter, Fuller went on to achieve many successes. He is best known for inventing the geodesic dome; his design has been used in structures all over the world. Besides Harvard, Fuller also attended the U.S. Naval Academy, and was a professor at Southern Illinois University. He is the author of Synergetics: Explanations in the Geometry of Thinking, a book that discusses the utopic role technology will play in the future. Critical Path is the book Fuller felt was his most important. It outlined his plan to rejuvenate earth through the use of technology. His last book, Grunch of Giants, summarizes his most important ideas.

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