The Diamond and the Star: An Exploration of Their Symbolic Meaning in an Insecure Age
Describing the use of symbols in philosophy and religion, this book connects the Taoist symbol of the selfthe diamond bodyto the tetrahedron, as well as to the four valences of the carbon molecule, the basis of all life. Following these ideas further, the discussion details the close correspondence between the ancient wisdom of Lao Tsu and the symbolism of Jungian psychologyand also conjectures about the possibility of a more image-oriented view of science.
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