The Tao of Physics

An Exploration of the Parallels between Modern Physics and Eastern Mysticism
Product Number: EB00687746
Released: Oct 31, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780834822986
Publisher: Shambhala
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Description

Here is the book that brought the mystical implications of subatomic physics to popular consciousness for the very first time-way back in 1975. Many books have been written in the ensuing years about the connections between quantum theory and the ideas of Buddhism, Hinduism, and Taoism, but Fritjof Capra's Tao of Physics serves as the foundation on which the others have been built, and its wisdom has stood the test of time. Its publication in more than twenty-three languages stands as testimony to its universal applicability, and its astonishing three and a half decades of strong sales to its enduring significance. This special edition celebrates the thirty-fifth anniversary of this early Shambhala best seller that has gone on to become a true classic. It includes a fresh cover design and a new preface by the author reflecting on further discoveries and developments in the years since the book's original publication. "Physicists do not need mysticism," Dr. Capra says, "and mystics do not need physics, but humanity needs both." It's a message of timeless importance.

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Author(s): Fritjof Capra
Original Publish Date: Sep 14, 2010

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