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The Tao of Physics

An Exploration of the Parallels Between Modern Physics and Eastern Mysticism

By Fritjof Capra
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The Tao of Physics: An Exploration of the Parallels Between Modern Physics and Eastern Mysticism by Fritjof Capra

The Tao of Physics (1975) explores the relationship between the hard science of modern physics and the spiritual enlightenment of Eastern mysticism. These blinks lay out striking parallels between relativity theory and quantum theory on the one hand and Hinduism, Buddhism and Taoism on the other.

  • Those with an inclination toward rational thought
  • Practitioners of Eastern mysticism and anyone with a spiritual side
  • Students of philosophy, science and religion

Fritjof Capra holds a PhD in theoretical physics from the University of Vienna. He is a prolific author and lecturer on the philosophical aspects of modern science. Capra’s other books include The Turning Point, Uncommon Wisdom and The Web of Life.


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