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Author Bohm, David, 1917-1992.

Title Science, order and creativity / David Bohm and F. David Peat
Published London : Routledge, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 330 pages)
Series Routledge classics
Routledge classics.
Contents 1. Revolutions, theories, and creativity in science -- 2. Science as creative perception-communication -- 3. What is order? -- 4. The generative order and the implicate order -- 5. Generative order in science, society, and consciousness -- 6. Creativity in the whole of life -- 7. The order between and beyond
Summary One of the foremost scientists and thinkers of our time, David Bohm worked alongside Oppenheimer and Einstein. In Science, Order and Creativity he and physicist F. David Peat propose a return to greater creativity and communication in the sciences. They ask for a renewed emphasis on ideas rather than formulae, on the whole rather than fragments, and on meaning rather than mere mechanics. Tracing the history of science from Aristotle to Einstein, from the Pythagorean theorem to quantum mechanics, the authors offer intriguing new insights into how scientific theories come into being, how to eliminate blocks to creativity and how science can lead to a deeper understanding of society, the human condition and the human mind itself. Science, Order and Creativity looks to the future of science with elegance, hope and enthusiasm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Science -- Philosophy.
Form Electronic book
Author Peat, F. David, 1938-
ISBN 0203844815 (electronic bk.)
9780203844816 (electronic bk.)