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SALK, Jonas. Anatomy of Reality : Merging of Intuition and Reason. New York: Columbia University Press, 1983. Pp. (6),[vii]-xxvii,(2),1-127,(1). 8vo grey cloth with black lettering to spine. A volume in the Convergences series, founded and planned by Ruth Nanda Anshen. "Using the perspective and methods of inquiry he has developed in his long and brilliant career as a world-renowned biologist, physician, and humanist, Salk shows that we have gonebeyond the use of science and technology to control nature, and that we ar e now in a position to influence the healthy development of the human mind through the use of the concepts of science and humanistic knowledge." - from the dustjacket. Contents: 1. Perception: Discovery -- Human Mind in Evolution -- The Great Mystery -- Process -- Conceptual Maps. 2. Nature: Matter -- Anatomy of Matter -- Dynamic Asymmetry -- Relationship -- Context and Substance. 3. Evolution: Universal Evolution -- Biological and MetabiologicalEvolution -- Creativity -- Human Experience -- Criteria for Selection -- C onscious Evolution. 4. Mind: Emergence of Mind -- Intuition and Reason -- Unitary Vision -- Values, Individual and Societal -- The Evolutionary Path -- Our Sensory System -- Influences on Mind -- Metabiological Health. 5. Emergence: The Problem -- A New Cosmology -- Individual Mutualism -- ConsciousEvolution -- The Present -- The New Reality. Very good in unclipped dustja cket. 30.00
Title: Anatomy of Reality : Merging of Intuition and Reason. in dustjacket.
Publisher: Columbia University Press, New York, 1983, ISBN:0231053282:
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