The Tao of Physics: An Exploration of the Parallels between Modern Physics and Eastern Mysticism

10 best books like The Tao of Physics: An Exploration of the Parallels between Modern Physics and Eastern Mysticism (Fritjof Capra): Tao Te Ching, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values, The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge, The Holographic Universe, The Gnostic Gospels, The Book of Chuang Tzu, The Nicomachean Ethics, The I Ching or Book of Changes, Physics and Philosophy: The Revolution in Modern Science, Dancing Wu Li Masters: An Overview of the New Physics (Perennial Classics)

Tao Te Ching
AuthorLao Tzu
The Wisest Book Ever Written...
Complete on Audio...The Entire 81 Chapters (and Introduction to) Stephen Mitchell's exquisite new tradition of Lao-tzu's Tao Te Ching, or Book of the Way -- the classic manual on the art of living revered as one of the wonders of the world. Dating from the 6th century...
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values
AuthorRobert M. Pirsig
Maybe it's unfair to give a poor rating to a book I read in high school. However, I like to think that I was wise beyond my years and knew a phony, self-congratulatory, pretentious buffoon when I saw one. On the other hand, I did wear baggy overalls with Birkenstocks every day back then and wondered why I didn’t...
The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge
AuthorCarlos Castaneda
You may find this book has a lot of chaff on how they prepare peyote and other drugs, mundane descriptions in diary... yet when you less expect it, they hit you with a boulder of wisdom that leaves you freezed.

There is ONE core idea in the book that makes the price tag disappear. You cannot pay for...
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...
The Gnostic Gospels
AuthorElaine Pagels
The Gnostic Gospels is a landmark study of the long-buried roots of Christianity, a work of luminous scholarship and wide popular appeal. First published in 1979 to critical acclaim, winning the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award, The Gnostic Gospels has continued to grow...
The Book of Chuang Tzu
A Chinese classic, the Chuang Tzu was written sometime in the 4th century BC, and consists of original teachings, stories, tales and jokes told by Master Chuang, as well as others which have coalesced round his name. It is considered second only to the Tao Te Ching, but the two books coundn't be more different....
The Nicomachean Ethics
‘One swallow does not make a summer; neither does one day. Similarly neither can one day, or a brief space of time, make a man blessed and happy’

In the Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle sets out to examine the nature of happiness. He argues that happiness consists in ‘activity of the soul...
The I Ching, or Book of Changes, is one of the 1st efforts of the human mind to place itself within the universe. It has exerted a living influence in China for 3000 years and interest in it has spread in the West.

Set down in the dawn of history as a book of oracles, the Book of Changes deepened in meaning...
Physics and Philosophy: The Revolution in Modern Science
AuthorWerner Heisenberg
Nobel Prize winner Werner Heisenberg's classic account explains the central ideas of the quantum revolution, and his celebrated Uncertainty Principle. The theme of Heisenberg's exposition is that words and concepts familiar in daily life can lose their meaning in the world of relativity and quantum...
AuthorGary Zukav
Gary Zukav has written "the Bible" for those who are curious about the mind-expanding discoveries of advanced physics, but who have no scientific background. Like a Wu Li Master who would teach us wonder for the falling petal before speaking of gravity, Zukav writes in beautifully clear language—with...
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...
AuthorAmit Goswami
A journey through consciousness and physical reality

This book is a conscious effort by the author to provide a link between the physical reality and consciousness. The first half of the book presents conceptual part of quantum physics in which he discusses the uniqueness of quantum world...
AuthorBenjamin Hoff
In which a good deal of Taoist wisdom is revealed through the character and actions of A. A. Milne's Piglet. Piglet? Yes, Piglet. For better than impulsive Tigger... or gloomy Eeyore... or intellectual Owl... or even loveable Pooh... Piglet herein demonstrates a very important principle of Taoism:...
The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values
AuthorSam Harris
Sam Harris' first book, The End of Faith, ignited a worldwide debate about the validity of religion. In the aftermath, Harris discovered that most people - from religious fundamentalists to non-believing scientists - agree on one point: science has nothing to say on the subject of human values. Indeed,...
© BooksList.Best 2024