Hidden Connections A Science for Sustainable Living

ISBN-10: 0385494726

ISBN-13: 9780385494724

Edition: 2002

Authors: Fritjof Capra

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Fritjof Capra, bestselling author ofThe Tao of PhysicsandThe Web of Life, here explores another frontier in the human significance of scientific ideas—applying complexity theory to large-scale social interaction. In the 1980s, complexity theory emerged as a powerful alternative to classic, linear thought. A forerunner of that revolution, Fritjof Capra now continues to expand the scope of that theory by establishing a framework in which we can understand and solve some of the most important issues of our time. Capra posits that in order to sustain life, the principles underlying our social institutions must be consistent with the broader organization of nature. Discussing pertinent contemporary issues ranging from the controversial practices of the World Trade Organization (WTO) to the Human Genome Project, he concludes with an authoritative, often provocative plan for designing ecologically sustainable communities and technologies as alternatives to the current economic globalization.
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/6/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Fritjof Capra, PhD, physicist and systems theorist, is a founding director of the Center for Ecoliteracy. Capra is on the faculty of Schumacher College in England and frequently gives management seminars for top executives. He is the author of several international bestsellers, including The Tao of Physics, The Turning Point, The Web of Life, The Hidden Connections, and The Science of Leonardo.

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