- Series: Flamingo
- Paperback: 416 pages
- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers; 3rd edition (February 1, 1992)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0006544894
- ISBN-13: 978-0006544890
- Product Dimensions: 5.1 x 1.1 x 7.8 inches
- Shipping Weight: 9.9 ounces
- Average Customer Review: 210 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #155,099 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The Tao of Physics (Flamingo) 3rd Edition
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About the Author
Fritjof Capra received his PhD in theoretical physics from the University of Vienna and has done research in high-energy physics at several European and American universities. Capra has written and lectured extensively about the philosophical implications of modern science and is author of 'The Tao of Physics', 'The Turning Point' and 'Uncommon Wisdom'. Currently Director of the Centre for Ecoliteracy in Berkeley, California, he lives in Berkeley with his wife and daughter.
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It's very well written and, I believe, understandable to people who are unfamiliar with physics. It's a book I will certainly be keeping -- and not loaning out!
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If you are into physics great book if you are a student of the mystic don't buy.
Wanted to have books I grew up with in my kindle library and this is clearly one of them