Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03-19 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
Ranging from ancient Greek thought to contemporary quantum mechanics, Mastery of Nature investigates to what extent nature can be conquered to further human ends and to what extent such mastery is compatible with human flourishing.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-07-06 - Publisher: Random House
The constants of nature are the numbers that define the essence of the Universe. They tell us how strong its forces are, and what its fundamental laws can do: the strength of gravity, of magnetism, the speed of light, and the masses of the smallest particles of matter. They encode
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-20 - Publisher: BRILL
This book gives not only a detailed delineation of the artistic and technical components of the 1571–74 clock bit it also presents new insighst in the astronomical indications and the underlying conceptional framework.
Authors: Ba Khin (U), S. N. Goenka, Pierluigi Confalonieri
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-06 - Publisher: Pariyatti
This collection brings the writings and teachings of Sayagyi U Ba Khin--the teacher of S. N. Goenka--together under one cover, with biographical information and a commentary by Goenka. The story of U Ba Khin and his teaching of the Dhamma is set in context through an extensive interview with S.