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The Resource The Tao of physics : an exploration of the parallels between modern physics and Eastern mysticism, by Fritjof Capra

The Tao of physics : an exploration of the parallels between modern physics and Eastern mysticism, by Fritjof Capra

Label
The Tao of physics : an exploration of the parallels between modern physics and Eastern mysticism
Title
The Tao of physics
Title remainder
an exploration of the parallels between modern physics and Eastern mysticism
Statement of responsibility
by Fritjof Capra
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This edition of the modern classic of science and mysticism includes a new afterword in which the author reviews the developments of the 15 years since the book's first publication. Capra responds to the criticisms the book has received, discusses current developments in physics, and posits future possibilities for a new scientific world view
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Capra, Fritjof
Dewey number
530/.01
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC6
LC item number
.C277 1983
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Physics
  • Mysticism
  • Physique
  • Mysticisme
Label
The Tao of physics : an exploration of the parallels between modern physics and Eastern mysticism, by Fritjof Capra
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages [331]-334
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. The way of physics. Modern physics: a path with a heart? -- Knowing and seeing -- Beyond language -- The new physics -- pt. II. The way of Eastern mysticism. Hinduism -- Buddhism -- Chinese thought -- Taoism -- Zen -- pt. III. The parallels. The unity of all things -- Beyond the world of opposites -- Space-time -- The dynamic universe -- Emptiness and form -- The cosmic dance -- Quark symmetries: a new Koan? -- Patterns of change -- Interpenetration
Control code
9412861
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
2nd ed., rev. and updated.
Extent
346 pages
Isbn
9780394716121
Isbn Type
(Random House : pbk.)
Lccn
82042679
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (WaOLN)586550
  • (OCoLC)9412861
Label
The Tao of physics : an exploration of the parallels between modern physics and Eastern mysticism, by Fritjof Capra
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages [331]-334
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. The way of physics. Modern physics: a path with a heart? -- Knowing and seeing -- Beyond language -- The new physics -- pt. II. The way of Eastern mysticism. Hinduism -- Buddhism -- Chinese thought -- Taoism -- Zen -- pt. III. The parallels. The unity of all things -- Beyond the world of opposites -- Space-time -- The dynamic universe -- Emptiness and form -- The cosmic dance -- Quark symmetries: a new Koan? -- Patterns of change -- Interpenetration
Control code
9412861
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
2nd ed., rev. and updated.
Extent
346 pages
Isbn
9780394716121
Isbn Type
(Random House : pbk.)
Lccn
82042679
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (WaOLN)586550
  • (OCoLC)9412861

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