From Modernity to Cosmodernity: Science, Culture, and by Basarab Nicolescu PDF

By Basarab Nicolescu

Offers a brand new paradigm of truth, according to the interplay among technology, tradition, spirituality, faith, and society.

The quantum, organic, and knowledge revolutions of the 20 th and twenty-first centuries must have completely replaced our view of truth, but the previous standpoint in line with classical technological know-how continues to be dominant, reinforcing a idea of a rational, mechanistic global that enables for unending growth. In perform, this view has promoted a lot violence between people. Basarab Nicolescu heralds a brand new period, cosmodernity, based on a latest imaginative and prescient of the interplay among technology, tradition, spirituality, faith, and society. the following, fact is plastic and its everyone is energetic contributors within the cosmos, and the area is at the same time knowable and unknowable. eventually, each human acknowledges his or her face within the face of each different person, autonomous of his or her specific spiritual or philosophical ideals. Nicolescu notes a brand new spirituality freed from dogmas and appears at quantum physics, literature, theater, and paintings to bare the emergence of a more recent, cosmodern consciousness.

“…a profound and groundbreaking ebook … the highbrow contribution of this ebook is a sort of lovely, poignant, center preventing artwork. it truly is an highbrow pièce de résistance; a construction that resists and defies orthodox or universal conventions and practices (i.e., modernism), thereby making the complete of the construction certain and distinctive (cosmodernism). Take a deep breath and browse it, preferably from commencing to finish, yet even sampling it is going to swap your lifestyles and open highbrow doors.” — Integral management Review

“…[a] great book.” — CHOICE

Basarab Nicolescu is President of the overseas middle for Transdisciplinary learn and Honorary Researcher on the nationwide middle for clinical study, either in Paris, France, and Professor on the Babes-Bolyai collage in Romania. he's the writer of a number of books, together with Manifesto of Transdisciplinarity (translated through Karen-Claire Voss), additionally released through SUNY Press.

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