Dancing Wu Li Masters: An Overview of the New Physics (Perennial Classics)

10 best books like Dancing Wu Li Masters: An Overview of the New Physics (Perennial Classics) (Gary Zukav): The Holographic Universe, The Field: The Quest for the Secret Force of the Universe, The Tao of Physics: An Exploration of the Parallels between Modern Physics and Eastern Mysticism, The Mind’s I: Fantasies and Reflections on Self and Soul, At Home in the Universe: The Search for the Laws of Self-Organization and Complexity, Wholeness and the Implicate Order, Lost Discoveries: The Ancient Roots of Modern Science--from the Babylonians to the Maya, Rational Mysticism: Spirituality Meets Science in the Search for Enlightenment, Quantum Questions: Mystical Writings of the World's Great Physicists, Taking the Quantum Leap: The New Physics for Nonscientists

AuthorMichael Talbot
Today nearly everyone is familiar with holograms, three-dimensional images projected into space with the aid of a laser.

Now, two of the world's most eminent thinkers -- University of London physicists David Bohm, a former protege of Einstein's and one of the world's most respected quantum...
AuthorLynne McTaggart
Science has recently begun to prove what ancient myth and religion have always espoused: There may be such a thing as a life force.

Lynne McTaggart, indefatigable investigative journalist, reveals a radical new biological paradigm -- that on our most fundamental level, the human mind and...
AuthorFritjof Capra
After a quarter of a century in print, Capra's groundbreaking work still challenges and inspires. This updated edition of The Tao of Physics includes a new preface and afterword in which the author reviews the developments of the twenty-five years since the book's first publication, discusses criticisms...
AuthorDouglas R. Hofstadter
Brilliant, shattering, mind-jolting, The Mind's I is a searching, probing cosmic journey of the mind that goes deeply into the problem of self and self-consciousness as anything written in our time. From verbalizing chimpanzees to scientific speculations involving machines with souls, from the...
AuthorStuart A. Kauffman
A major scientific revolution has begun, a new paradigm that rivals Darwin's theory in importance. At its heart is the discovery of the order that lies deep within the most complex of systems, from the origin of life, to the workings of giant corporations, to the rise and fall of great civilizations....
AuthorDavid Bohm
David Bohm was one of the foremost scientific thinkers and philosophers of our time. Although deeply influenced by Einstein, he was also, more unusually for a scientist, inspired by mysticism. Indeed, in the 1970s and 1980s he made contact with both J. Krishnamurti and the Dalai Lama whose teachings...
Lost Discoveries: The Ancient Roots of Modern Science--from the Babylonians to the Maya
AuthorDick Teresi
Boldly challenging conventional wisdom, acclaimed science writer and Omni magazine cofounder Dick Teresi traces the origins of contemporary science back to their ancient roots in an eye-opening account and landmark work.
This innovative history proves once and for all that the roots of modern...
AuthorJohn Horgan
John Horgan, author of the best-selling The End of Science, chronicles the most advanced research into the mechanics — and meaning — of mystical experiences. How do trances, visions, prayer, satori, and other mystical experiences “work”? What induces and defines them? Is there a scientific...
AuthorKen Wilber
Here is a collection of writings that bridges the gap between science and religion. Quantum Questions collects the mystical writings of each of the major physicists involved in the discovery of quantum physics and relativity, including Albert Einstein, Werner Heisenberg, and Max Planck. The selections...
AuthorFred Alan Wolf
This book entertainingly traces the history of physics from the observations of the earlyGreeks through the discoveries of Galileo and Newton to the dazzling theories of such scientists as Planck, Einstein, Bohr, and Bohm. This humanized view of science opens up the mind-stretching visions of how...
Deep Down Things: The Breathtaking Beauty of Particle Physics
AuthorBruce A. Schumm
A useful scientific theory, claimed Einstein, must be explicable to any intelligent person. In Deep Down Things, experimental particle physicist Bruce Schumm has taken this dictum to heart, providing in clear, straightforward prose an elucidation of the Standard Model of particle physics—a...
The Ingenuity Gap: Can We Solve the Problems of the Future?
AuthorThomas Homer-Dixon
"The most persuasive forecast of the 21st century I have seen." -- E.O. Wilson, author of Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge and twice winner of a Pulitzer prize

“Human beings have been smart enough to turn nature to their ends, generate vast wealth for themselves, and double their average...
AuthorEvan Harris Walker
For decades, neuroscientists, psychologists, and an army of brain researchers have been struggling, in vain, to explain the phenomenon of consciousness. Now there is a clear trail to the answer, and it leads through the dense jungle of quantum physics, Zen, and subjective experience, and arrives...
Dictionary of Theories
AuthorJennifer Bothamley
Compiled for the inquiring reader who wants to know more about the increasing number of theories referred to daily in newspapers, magazines and on TV and radio programs, the "Dictionary of Theories" is the first multi-disciplinary reference book to bring together theories, laws, hypotheses, principles,...
The Amazing Story of Quantum Mechanics: A Math-Free Exploration of the Science that Made Our World
AuthorJames Kakalios
In my undergraduate thesis, I hypothesized that students who focused on understanding the concepts of quantum mechanics would learn more than students who instead focused on mathematical formalisms. In the "Amazing Story," Kakalios demonstrates just how interesting and engaging the ideas of...
Einstein's Universe
AuthorNigel Calder
This has, in effect, redefined the way I look at the world. Calder goes through both the special and general theories or relativity, strips out all the math, and explains everything in plain English with clear analogies. I think this was published somewhere around 1979, so much has transpired in the...
AuthorJames H. Austin
A neuroscientist and Zen practitioner interweaves the latest research on the brain with his personal narrative of Zen.

Aldous Huxley called humankind's basic trend toward spiritual growth the "perennial philosophy." In the view of James Austin, the trend implies a "perennial psychophysiology"...
AuthorLeonard Susskind
Over the last decade the physics of black holes has been revolutionized by developments that grew out of Jacob Bekenstein's realization that black holes have entropy. Stephen Hawking raised profound issues concerning the loss of information in black hole evaporation and the consistency of quantum...
AuthorAlfred Korzybski
a selection from Chapter I:
Introduction. Method and Processes of Approach to a New Concept of Life -For a while he trampled with impunity on laws human and divine but, as he was obsessed with the delusion that two and two makes five, he fell, at last a victim to the relentless rules of humble Arithmetic....
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