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The Resource The quantum and the lotus : a journey to the frontiers where science and Buddhism meet, Matthieu Ricard and Trinh Xuan Thuan

The quantum and the lotus : a journey to the frontiers where science and Buddhism meet, Matthieu Ricard and Trinh Xuan Thuan

Label
The quantum and the lotus : a journey to the frontiers where science and Buddhism meet
Title
The quantum and the lotus
Title remainder
a journey to the frontiers where science and Buddhism meet
Statement of responsibility
Matthieu Ricard and Trinh Xuan Thuan
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Ricard, Matthieu
Dewey number
294.3/375
Index
index present
LC call number
BQ4570.S3
LC item number
R5313 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Trinh, Xuan Thuan
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  • Buddhism and science
  • Physics
  • Spiritual life
  • Enlightenment (Buddhism)
Label
The quantum and the lotus : a journey to the frontiers where science and Buddhism meet, Matthieu Ricard and Trinh Xuan Thuan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-296) and index
Contents
At the crossroads -- To be and not to be -- In search of the great watchmaker -- The universe in a grain of sand -- Mirages of reality -- Like a bolt from the blue -- Each to his own reality -- Questions of time -- Chaos and harmony -- The virtual frontier -- Robots that think they can think -- The grammar of the universe -- Reason and contemplation -- Beauty is in the eye of the beholder -- From meditation to action -- The monk's conclusion -- The scientist's conclusion -- Notes -- Scientific glossary -- Buddhist glossary -- Acknowledgments -- Index
Control code
47045010
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
viii, 312 p. :
Isbn
9780609608548
Lccn
2001028852
Label
The quantum and the lotus : a journey to the frontiers where science and Buddhism meet, Matthieu Ricard and Trinh Xuan Thuan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-296) and index
Contents
At the crossroads -- To be and not to be -- In search of the great watchmaker -- The universe in a grain of sand -- Mirages of reality -- Like a bolt from the blue -- Each to his own reality -- Questions of time -- Chaos and harmony -- The virtual frontier -- Robots that think they can think -- The grammar of the universe -- Reason and contemplation -- Beauty is in the eye of the beholder -- From meditation to action -- The monk's conclusion -- The scientist's conclusion -- Notes -- Scientific glossary -- Buddhist glossary -- Acknowledgments -- Index
Control code
47045010
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
viii, 312 p. :
Isbn
9780609608548
Lccn
2001028852

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