Science and Our Spirit, 1989

by: Roger Weir

Science and Our Spirit
2 of 13 presentations available
Thursdays, Oct 5, 1989 to Dec 28, 1989


Thirteen Classic Books on Thirteen Central Issues Facing a Planetary Culture in a Coming Interstellar Civilization.
  • The Tao of Physics: Fritjof Capra, Second Edition, (1983) @ Oct 05
    An Exploration of the Parallels Between Modern Physics and Eastern Mysticism
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  • Li, Qi, and Shu-Ho Peng Yoke, (1985) @ Oct 12
    An Introduction to Joseph Needham's Science and Civilization in China
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  • The Philosophy of Niels Bohr-Henry J.Folse,Jr. (1985) @ Oct 19
    The Framework of Complementarity
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  • Science and the Common Understanding: J. Robert Oppenheimer (1954) @ Oct 26
    Emphasis on his essay entitled Atom and Void in the Third Millennium
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  • QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter: Richard P. Feynman (1985) @ Nov 02
    Explores Quantum Electrodynamics
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  • The First Three Minutes: Steven Weinberg (1976) @ Nov 09
    A Modern View of the Origin of the Universe
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  • The Double Helix: James D. Watson, Critical Edition (1980) @ Nov 16
    Being a Person Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA
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  • Thanksgiving Holiday @ Nov 23
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  • Neural Darwinism: Gerald Edelman (1987) @ Nov 30
    The Theory of Neuronal Group Selection
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  • Origins: Richard E. Leakey and Roger Lewin (1982) @ Dec 07
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  • Human Understanding by Stephen Toulmin (1972) @ Dec 14
    The Collective use and Evaluation of Concepts
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  • First on the Moon: Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Edwin Aldrin, Jr. (1970) @ Dec 21
    The Voyage of Apollo 11
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  • Galaxies: Timothy Ferris (1980) @ Dec 28
    "Heaven's net cast wide. Though its meshes are coarse, nothing slips through." Lao Tzu.
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