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THE TURNING POINT Science, Society and the Rising Culture . by  Fritjof Capra - First Edition - 1982 - from VELMA CLINTON BOOKS and Biblio.com

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THE TURNING POINT Science, Society and the Rising Culture .

by Capra, Fritjof

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


NY: Simon & Schuster. Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket. 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. 067124423X; Very minor wear on the clean, sound binding. Minor edge soil/foxing. Name on ffep. Endpapers are lightly foxed. Contents are clean and unworn, with no writing or other entries in the text. Very minor wear and soil on the complete DJ. ; First Printing of the FIRST EDITION, 1982. 9-1/2" Tall, 464pp. Medium blue boards and cloth spine, bright gold spine lettering. PHILOSOPHY. "Capra shows how the revolution in modern physics foreshadows an imminent revolution in all the sciences and a transformation of our world view and values. In a stunning critique of Cartesian thinking in biology, medicine, psychology, and economics, Capra explains how our reductionist approach to systemic problems has brought us to a perilous impasse. But Capra sees a future that works, and he presents a new vision of reality involvng fundamental changes in our thoughts, perceptions, and values. " Bibliography. Index. .


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