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Science Set Free: 10 Paths to New Discovery

Rupert Sheldrake
Format
Book
Published
New York : Deepak Chopra Books, [2012]
Language
English
Variant Title
Science set free : ten paths to new discovery
ISBN
9780770436704, 0770436706, 0770436722, 9780770436728
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Summary
"In Science Set Free, Dr. Rupert Sheldrake, one of the world's most innovative scientists, shows the ways in which science is being constricted by assumptions that have hardened into dogmas that are not only limiting, but also dangerous for the future of humanity" -- Front jacket flap.
Contents
  • Is Nature mechanical?
  • Is the total amount of matter and energy always the same?
  • Are the laws of nature fixed?
  • Is matter unconscious?
  • Is nature purposeless?
  • Is all biological inheritance material?
  • Are memories stored as material traces?
  • Are minds confined to brains?
  • Are psychic phenomena illusory?
  • Is mechanistic medicine the only kind that really works?
  • Illusions of objectivity
  • Scientific futures.
Description
390 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Notes
  • Originally published in hardcover in Great Britain as The Science Delusion by Coronet, an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton, a Hachette UK company, London" -- T.p. verso.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [359]-380) and index.
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