Item Code: IDF704
by Klaus K. KlostermaierPaperback (Edition: 2004)
The Theosophical Publishing House
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Weight of the Book: 850 gms
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Philosophers, poets, mystics and artists have at all times throughout history, communicated valuable insights into the nature of nature.
His work is a comprehensive study of the diverse dimensions of Nature that emerged in different cultures. It builds between the natural sciences and the humanities and stimulates reflection on issues considered important by many previous generations and which ought to be though anew in our own times.
This book opens windows into the understanding of Nature in non-Western cultures that have ling traditions exploring Nature independent of modern Western sciences.
About the Author:
He is University distinguished Professor Emeritus, University of Manitoba, Canada. He holds a Baccalaureate in theology and Comparative Religion a Dphil summa cum laude in Philosophy and a PhD in Ancient Indian History and Culture from Bombay University. Her served as Professor in the University of Manitoba Department of Religion and then as its head for many years, as well as founded and directed the Asian Studies Centre at he same University. He has also had several interludes as visiting Professor in India.
He received the Rh-Award for outstanding Contribution to the humanities, the Graduate Students Association Awards for Excellence in Graduate Teaching, and was inducted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.
|1. The Nature of Nature||3|
|2. For an Adequate Rationality||18|
|3. Reinventing Nature||41|
|Part II||Thinking about the Nature of Nature||57|
|4. Nature According to Plato and Aristotle||59|
|5. A Medieval Christian Synthesis of Science and Religion: Albertus Magnus and Thomas Aquinas||77|
|6. Johannes Kepler's Mystical physics of the Heavens||93|
|7. The Transformation of Nature from Mater to Matter||109|
|8. Marxist and Neo-Marxist Concepts of Nature||126|
|9. Albert Einstein and Max Planck: Nature, Science and the Absolute||141|
|10. The Nature of Buddhism||158|
|11. Hindu Views of Nature||173|
|12. Nature in Chinese Thought||195|
|13. The cosmos of Islam||212|
|Part III||The Structure of Nature||229|
|14. On time and Eternity||231|
|15. The Nature of Space: Infinity and Limit||249|
|16. The Nature of Light and the Light of Nature||266|
|17. Nature as Energy and Information||292|
|18. The Nature of Life||312|
|19. Being and Measuring||329|
|20. Symmetry and Antisymmetry||344|
|21. Nature as Mirror Image of God||356|
|22. The Beauty, the Truth and the Goodness of Nature||374|
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