3 edition of The physical basis of civilization found in the catalog.
The physical basis of civilization
Theodore William Heineman
|LC Classifications||QH371 .H48|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||241|
|LC Control Number||08013635|
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The Physical Basis of Civilization: A Revised Version of "Psychic and Economic Results of Man's Physical Uprightness" (Classic Reprint) Paperback – by. The physical basis of civilization; by Heineman, Theodore William, [from old catalog] Publication date Topics Human beings Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of unknown library Language English.
Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Addeddate 09 Pages: This is intriguing book that explores Modern Physics from a perspectives of dimensions. The author provides some compelling and thought provoking arguments about consciousness and the idea that physical reality is an experience of immaterial dimensions that are combined by consciousness into an experience that people can understand.4/5(17).
The Rise and Fall of Civilizations is a sequel to The Light of Civilization, the most monumental study of the history of civilizations for several generations, where Nicholas Hagger describes religion as the basis for civilization rather than one element in its cultural by: 5. Linking physical to economic quantities comes from a fixed relationship between rates of global energy consumption and historical accumulation of global The physical basis of civilization book wealth.
When growth rates approach zero, civilization becomes fragile to externalities, such as natural disasters, and is at risk for accelerating collapse. The book is an excellent description of a modern-day Platonic perspective.
The book has two essays (and an introduction by T.S. Eliot). In the first essay, Leisure: The Basis of Culture, Pieper distinguishes between the common man and the man of leisure/5. The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order explains how the population explosion in Muslim countries and the economic rise of East Asia are changing global politics.
These developments challenge Western dominance, promote opposition to supposedly “universal” Western ideals, and intensify intercivilization conflict over such issues as nuclear proliferation, immigration, human rights, Cited by: Ebooks are designed for speed with skimming, scrolling, and linking.
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Endgame is a two-volume work by Derrick Jensen, published inwhich argues that civilization is inherently unsustainable and addresses the resulting question of what to do about it.
Volume 1, The Problem of Civilization, spells out the need to immediately and systematically destroy 2, Resistance, is about the challenging physical task that dismantling civilization Author: Derrick Jensen.
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The physical basis of civilization; a revised version of "Psychic and economic results of man's physical uprightness." A demonstration that two small anatomical modifications determined physical, mental, moral, economic, social, and political conditions.
The essence of the book revolves around the idea that was part of all inner teachings of spiritual traditions and is now part of the quantum physics - that the universe is composed out of intelligent energy, and that therefore physical reality is also composed out of energy, which appears solid to physical senses only because our senses 4/5.
"One of the most important philosophy titles published in the twentieth century, Josef Pieper's Leisure, the Basis of Culture is more significant, even more crucial, today than it was when it first appeared more than fifty years ago.
This special new edition now also includes his little work The Philosophical Act. Leisure is an attitude of the mind and a condition of the soul that fosters a 4/5(1).
Discussion regarding the historicity of the Book of Mormon often focuses on archaeological issues, some of which relate to the large size and the long time span of the civilizations mentioned in the book.
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The Clash of Civilizations is a thesis that people's cultural and religious identities will be the primary source of conflict in the post-Cold War world. The American political scientist Samuel P. Huntington argued that future wars would be fought not between countries, but between cultures.
It was proposed in a lecture at the American Enterprise Institute, which was then developed in a Author: Samuel P. Huntington. Climate change is a two‐way street during the Anthropocene: civilization depends upon a favorable climate at the same time that it modifies it. Yet studies that forecast economic growth employ fundamentally different equations and assumptions than those used to model Earth's physical, chemical, and biological by: 9.
The physical and human geography of Southeast Asia allowed these attributes to develop in the Khmer civilization, for example. The Khmer flourished in parts of what are now Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, and Myanmar between and Physical diagnosis had its origins in Grecian medicine.
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