Restoring the Soul of the World: Our Living Bond With Nature'S Intelligence [Audiobook] download free by David R. Fideler

Restoring the Soul of the World: Our Living Bond With Nature'S Intelligence Audiobook download free by David R. Fideler
  • Listen audiobook: Restoring the Soul of the World: Our Living Bond With Nature'S Intelligence
  • Author: David R. Fideler
  • Release date: 2014/8/2
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9781620553596
  • Rating: 8.79 of 10
  • Votes: 878
  • Review by: Amiyah Gaskins
  • Review rating: 8.73 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/2
  • Duration: 4H3M43S in 256 kbps (64 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-23
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WMA, MP3, WAV, Apple Lossless, FLAC, MPEG4, AAC, AC3 (compression RAR, TAR.GZ, AZW, TAR.7Z, ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 320
  • Includes a PDF summary of 26 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 20M41S (5.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: For millennia the world was seen as a creative, interconnected web of life, constantly growing, developing, and restoring itself. But with the arrival of the Scientific Revolution in the 16th and 17th centuries, the world was viewed as a lifeless, clocklike mechanism, bound by the laws of classical physics. Intelligence was a trait ascribed solely to human beings, and thus humanity was viewed as superior to and separate from nature. Today new scientific discoveries are reviving the ancient philosophy of a living, interconnected cosmos, and humanity is learning from and collaborating with nature's intelligence in new, life-enhancing ways, from ecological design to biomimicry. Drawing upon the most important scientific discoveries of recent times, David Fideler explores the self-organizing intelligence at the heart of nature and humanity's place in the cosmic pattern. He examines the ancient vision of the living cosmos from its roots in the 'world soul' of the Greeks and the alchemical tradition, to its eclipse during the Scientific Revolution, to its return today. He explains how the mechanistic worldview led to humanity's profound sense of alienation, for if the universe only functioned as a machine, there was no longer any room for genuine creativity or spontaneity. He shows how this isn't the case and how, even at the molecular level, natural systems engage in self-organization, self-preservation, and creative problem-solving, mirroring the ancient idea of a creative intelligence that exists deep within the heart of nature. Revealing new connections between science, religion, and culture, Fideler explores how to reengage our creative partnership with nature and new ways to collaborate with nature's intelligence.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Philosophy Of Science, Philosophy: Metaphysics & Ontology, Mysticism, Magic & Ritual, Mind, Body, Spirit: Thought & Practice, Mind, Body & Spirit, Human Geography, Applied Ecology
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 19.00 USD
  • Dimensions: 152x229x13mm
  • Weight: 510g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Rochester, United States

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