Cosmography: a posthumous scenario for the future of humanity

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Macmillan Publishing Company, Incorporated, 1992 - Philosophy - 277 pages
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Explains the concept of synergetics and its relationship with politics and history to illustrate the crucial link between humanity and nature

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Fuller was one of the truly original thinkers of the 20th century. This book is a collection of his thoughts about life, progress, and humanity's role in the universe as he voiced them during the last ... Read full review


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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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