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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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Dimana Yin mencerminkan sifat feminitas, dan yang maskulinitas. The book has been published in 17 editions in 15 languages. Spirituality and Science are not mutually exclusive but dovetail in the physics of the very small.

This is one of my best books. Capra then follows these critiques with answers for each field through a systems view of life that incorporates feedbacks and recognition of evolution through cooperation. May 21, Diana Kendall rated it it was amazing. Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy.

Also by 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.


This section is the most important of the entire book and highly relevant to our current situation. Aug 12, Justin rated it it was amazing. From a biology textbook quoted by Capra, “One of the acid tests of understanding an object is the ability to put it together from its component parts.

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Views Read Edit View history. He is a founding director of the Center for Ecoliteracy in Berkeley, California, and is on the faculty of Schumacher College. His approach is typically holistic versus the Cartesian view.

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 poinnt than west, female is always better than male, new i If anything is worse than garbage, it’s surely trite, boring garbage. The book has been published in 2 editions in 2 languages.

To find out more, click here. I still quote Capra some some years later. I read this book in ’84 and now that neoliberalism, capitalism on hyper-drive, is speeding the planet into one huge unsustainable monoculture init’s more relevant than ever.

Fritjkf gives a little acounting of the word origin of the word property, ‘privare’, as in me Little sections of this book get four stars. Idee interessanti, poste in modo turjing e poco approfondito a mio parere. Please try again later. Fritjof Capra – – Turinng E.

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

Fapra is one of those a-ha moments for me. While “Turning Point” lends a radical twist to modern thinking, some of the means to attain the end are controversial and disputable. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. While these are very diverse challenges, the underlying dynamics are the same.


The film, Mindwalkis based on the book.

They talk over the phone. At a subatomic level there are no solid objects. Interestingly, this period corresponds to the time when the United States peaked in domestic oil production. This is where according to Capra, a willful and voluntary synthesis between physiology, psychology and capar and psychotherapy would play a vital and indispensable role revolutionising the field of medicine itself.

Clifton – – Zygon 25 1: No trivia or quizzes yet. Basically, he has predicted that post-modernism would creep into all branches of studies, poit sciences included.

Dec 06, Lisa rated it really liked it. The effect of acruthless and focused reductionist approach, Capra argues, would only result in a world that is restless, impoverished, polluted and disillusioned.

For other uses, see Turning Point. Basically, he has predicted that p I must admit I wouldn’t get to know this if I didn’t sign up for my graduate study! About The Turning Point A compelling vision of a new reality, a reconciliation of science and the human spirit for a future that will work The dynamics underlying the major problems of cpara time—cancer, crime, pollution, nuclear power, inflation, the energy shortage—are all the same.