Capra relates his personal journey of meeting and interacting with some of the leading contemporary thinkers and visionaries. What emerges is a wisdom packed dialogue about new ways of thinking and being. From Krishnamurti’s spiritual insight to Gregory Bateson’s intellectual prowess, Capra weaves an intricate and informative web of influences on his own pioneering work of bridging science and spirit. For anyone interested in the future, this is a conversation not to be missed. (For more New Dimensions dialogues with Fritjof Capra find program #2094, #2263, #2685)
Fritjof Capra, Ph.D., physicist and systems theorist, is a founding director of the Center for Ecoliteracy in Berkeley, California, which promotes ecology and systems thinking in primary and secondary education. He is on the faculty of Schumacher College, an international center for ecological studies in England, and frequently gives management seminars for top executives. Dr. Capra is the author of five international bestsellers, The Tao of Physics (Shambhala 1975), The Turning Point (Simon & Schuster 1982), Uncommon Wisdom (1988), The Web of Life (1996), and The Hidden Connections (Anchor 2004), and The Science of Leonardo (Doubleday 2007). To learn more about the work of Fritjof Capra go to www.fritjofcapra.net.
Program Number: 2094 Host: Michael Toms Interview Date: 7/15/1988