The turning point: science, society, and the rising culture

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Bantam Books, 1983 - Social Science - 464 pages
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Review: The Turning Point: Science, Society, and the Rising Culture

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probably powerfully progressive in its day but surprisingly mainstream now Read full review

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User Review  - Richard - Goodreads

The first several chapters are a good layman's introduction to modern physics, particularly quantum physics and the intelligence that seems to be behind all things. Spirituality and Science are not mutually exclusive but dovetail in the physics of the very small. Read full review

Contents

PREFACE
15
The Two Paradigms
51
The Mechanistic View of Life
101
Copyright

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FRITJOF CAPRA received his Ph.D. in theoretical physics from the University of Vienna and has written and lectured extensively about the philosophical implications of modern science. He is the author of "The Web of Life," "The Turning Point and Uncommon Wisdom," Currently a director of the Center for Ecoliteracy in Berkeley, California, he lives in Berkeley with his wife and daughter.

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