The Turning Point by Fritjof Capra Technics and Civilization by Lewis Mumford The Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas S. Kuhn The Technological. 1. Turning Point: A Science of Living Systems by Fritjof Capra, Ph.D. In the first three decades of the 20th century, atomic and subatomic physics led to a dramatic. Fritjof Capra encourages his readers, whenever possible, to order his books through Starts from the conceptual framework presented in The Turning Point, .

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The Turning Point: Science, Society, and the Rising Culture by Fritjof Capra

His “ideas” are an inch deep and, I suspect, for effect — mostly just the opposite of our culturally received wisdom, so that by showing us that east is always better than west, female is always better than male, new i If anything is worse than garbage, it’s surely trite, boring garbage. Sometimes over the dialogue, Tom, the poet, gets a little bit away from Jack and Sonia; but the poet is perceptive and even asks her: Also by Fritjof Capra.

Until they come across this lady, a physicist, on a sabbatical leave.

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This symbiotic approach can be seamlessly adopted to all social as well as hard sciences such as Economics, Physics, Medicine and other mercantile activities. To find out more, click here. Jul 27, The Capital Institute rated it it was amazing Shelves: Fix field “sort by title”. Since then, The Tao of Physics has been published in 43 editions in fritiof languages.

Capra is one of the brilliant minds of our time. Describes dialogues and personal encounters between himself and the thinkers who helped shape the theme of The Turning Point. Retrieved from ” https: Looking for More Great Fgitjof Please try again later. Sep 19, Venky rated it liked it Shelves: May 20, John Towery rated it it was amazing. So the trio walks and talks now. His insight on the Newtonian World-Machine and the Cartesian, mechanistic views of life are still steadfastly held onto fritjpf the dominating ruling minority.

Want to Read saving…. He narrates how such viewpoints have grown inadequate to guide human behavior and policy with regard to modern technology and ecologythen argues that science needs to develop the concepts and insights of holism and systems theory to solve society’s complex problems.

The book has been published in 10 editions in 7 languages. Capra’s concepts about our then-current societal problems still hold true today and in many ways are even more relevant and apparent.

I think any of his books would be a totally invaluable must read for humans. The problem is he gets his physics wrong and in a preachy way. A very insightful piece that question the very basis of our perception of scientific, social, and psychological reality.

The authors argue that at the root of the multi-faceted global crisis we face today is a legal system based on an obsolete worldview; and they explain how, by incorporating concepts from modern science, the law can become an integral part of bringing about a better world, rather than facilitating its destruction. Fritjof Capra – This is because the problems are systemic, One of Cambridge Sustainability’s Top 50 Books for Sustainability, as voted for by our alumni network of over 3, senior leaders from around the world.


Tackling energy, Capra explains the physics and the economics behind our immediate need for a solar economy. Green Politics Analyzes the rise of the Green Party in Germany and similar ecology-oriented political parties in other European countries.

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The book has been published in 5 editions in 4 languages. Sonia always pressing for a new approach to these problems: The incorporation of altered states of consciousness into mainstream psychological studies could yield insights into our human predicament.

Well, end is approaching. The Web of Life Starts from the conceptual framework presented in The Turning Pointsummarizes the mathematics of complexity, and offers a synthesis of recent nonlinear theories of living systems that have dramatically increased our understanding of the key characteristics of life. Complete List of Publications Fritjof Capra encourages his readers, whenever possible, to order his books through locally owned and independently operated bookstores.

The Turning Point: Science, Society, and the Rising Culture

While these are very diverse challenges, the underlying dynamics are the same. The Turning Point, drawing on diverse disciplines but written in a very accessible style, begins by considering the scale and urgency of social, ecological and economic crises faced by the world. The history of our materialistic success and the limits to our knowledge of the world is retraced through Copernicus, Ppint, Bacon and Newton. This is one of my best books.