Las Conexiones Ocultas (English, Spanish, Paperback) / Author: Fritjof Capra ; ; Social issues, Sociology, social studies, Social sciences. The Hidden Connections is a book by Fritjof Capra, in which the author proposes a holistic alternative to linear and reductionist world views. He aims to. Fritjof Capra, bestselling author of The Tao of Physics and The Web of Life, here “Conexiones Ocultas” de Fritjof Capra (como su otro trabajo “La trama de la.

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To ask other readers questions about The Hidden Connectionsplease sign up. The Case for a Creator Lee Strobel. According to Sociologist Manuel Castells, social change in the society does not originate within the traditional institutions of civil society but develops from identities based on the rejection of society’s dominant values — patriarchy, the domination and control of nature, unlimited economic growth and material consumption, and so on. Apr 07, Sean added it.

In this growing fast paced world driven by capitalism and rough economic order, Fritjof Capra, takes vapra bold step in communicating to us, in a thorough engaging argument, on how the model framework that make up our socio-economic systems is leading us to a harsh catastrophic climax.

I found it mind-opening – like going down the rabbit hole, it led to new paths and new ideas. The book ranged widely. This book author is such unpredictable phisician conexiomes scientist i’ve read the first book, The tao of physics, who present the flux of meme from Green movement control and so on.

The Hidden Connections: A Science for Sustainable Living

We can imagine a radically different kind of biotechnology. Mar 18, Laura rated it it was amazing Shelves: He starts with how the single cell lifeforms caprq to complex cell lifeforms by forming communities which could grow in its own way internally while exchanging and getting external stimulus too.

The first section of this book is on life itself, with some thought-provoking concepts, like autopoiesis – ‘self-making’. I also like that he tries to bring together the material and the social — the geographers are missing from oculttas account, but I forgive conexionex, as I too think this is key. I wish the whole book was on the alternatives and solutions. Of course, if we destroy ourselves, I have every confidence that life will continue to emerge and flourish.

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When carbon, oxygen and hydrogen atoms bond in a certain frtjof to form sugar, the resulting compound has a sweet taste. He explains how organizational learning and change can be facilitated by learning from life science.


Fritjof Capra does not escape my critique entirely, but his coherent, systematic approach is based upon an understanding of networks, of relationships between things being as fundamental as things themselves how dialectical of him really, though there is not a ounce of dialectics otherwiseof constant change and never a full knowledge of the whole, of humility in scientific inquiry, of anti-capitalism in the sense that we must substitute new values for that of profit above all that exists now and has brought us almost to to the brink of destruction.

Mar 03, Beth Robinson rated it liked it Shelves: The concept of sustainability was introduced in the early s by Lester Brown, founder of the Worldwatch Institute, who defined a sustainable society as one that is able to satisfy its needs without diminishing the chances of future generations.

Fritjof Capra, bestselling author of The Tao of Physics and The Web of Lifehere explores another frontier in the human significance of scientific ideas—applying complexity theory to large-scale social interaction. A must for anyone interested in Sustainability. Fritjof Capra born February 1, is an Austrian-born American physicist. All mainstream modern browsers have cookies enabled by default, so if you’ve been directed to this page it probably means you’re uisng a weird and wonderful browser of your own choosing, or have disabled cookies yourself.

Be the first to. His claim is that all biological and social phenomena are the result of the network characteristic of life. With growing awareness on the flip side of corporate economies, this book takes the concept of systems biology, learning how the connections in living adaptable systems like cells are made, and proposes a model extrapolated from this, that promises to offer hope for humanity, through sustainable development.

I have used this as my primary text for a grad class I teach in systems theory. Thus, power plays a central role in the emergence of social structures.

Power was the most interesting, so much has been written on power, Capra’s choices of definition and source are quite fascinating: And then the philosophical concepts behind how that biology worked were applied to larger systems. Power can be socially malign; it is also socially essential. Life is pretty amazing. A forerunner of that revolution, Fritjof Capra now continues to e Fritjof Capra, bestselling author of The Tao of Physics and The Web of Lifehere explores another frontier in the human significance of scientific ideas—applying complexity theory to large-scale social interaction.

I also like being reminded of the wonder and unimaginable timescale of our emergence. Paperbackpages. Jun 02, Alberto rated it it was amazing. Nov 05, Ricardo Roman rated it it was amazing. The author then goes into the details of different theories on cognitionconsciousnesslanguage and social co-ordination.


When the expiry date is reached your computer deletes the cookie. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He describes how this cannot work in today’s organization which have become more knowledge centric and unless the management starts hearing the talks and whispers and feedback from the community lower down the pecking order in the corporate hierarchy companies will start folding up.

His Fascinating and informative review of the ‘basics’ of biological life in the first half, but I was unconvinced by the logical progression from that to social application. Pages to import images to Wikidata. And it’s not just about environmental destruction and social deprivation, it’s also about increased life expectancy and health for billions lifted out of poverty since the age of industrialization.

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My aim is not only to offer a unified view of life, mind and society, but also to develop a coherent, systemic approach to some of the critical issues of our time.

It’s beautiful to think about the way music, art, culture, food, industry, civilization and all of life creates so many patterns that is this world. 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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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Want to Read saving…. This spontaneous emergence of order at critical points of instability is one of the most important concepts of the new understanding of life. Apr 21, Simon Fowler rated it liked it.