Las Conexiones Ocultas (English, Spanish, Paperback) / Author: Fritjof Capra ; ; Social issues, Sociology, social studies, Social sciences. The Hidden Connections is a book by Fritjof Capra, in which the author proposes a holistic alternative to linear and reductionist world views. He aims to. Fritjof Capra, bestselling author of The Tao of Physics and The Web of Life, here “Conexiones Ocultas” de Fritjof Capra (como su otro trabajo “La trama de la.

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When the expiry date is reached your computer deletes the cookie. Capra also idealizes natural living systems, ignoring the extinction of species over time, the ‘slash and burn’ tactics of locusts, and the general ‘red in tooth and claw’ ways of nature. He outlines admirable efforts by many in society that lead to cleaner energy, less pollution, and the possible saving of the planet.

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He also describes how the big companies tried to hijack agriculture by promoting Genetically Modified good. In the centre piece of his book, Capra then proposes that life and social reality can be understood by applying a framework of four interconnected perspectives: The author then explains that he sees the global market economy as an automaton with severe social and ecological impacts.

Moreover, strictly speaking, the sweetness is not a property of the chemical bonds. Apr 21, Simon Fowler rated it liked it. As the culture evolves, so does its infrastructure — they coevolve through continual mutual influences. Fritjof Capra does not escape my critique entirely, but his coherent, systematic approach is based upon an understanding of networks, of relationships between things being as fundamental as things themselves how dialectical of him really, though there is not a ounce of dialectics otherwiseof constant change and never a full knowledge of the whole, of humility in scientific inquiry, of anti-capitalism in the sense that we must substitute new values for that of profit above all that exists now and has brought us almost to to the brink of destruction.


The second part begins with a chapter on complexity and change, in which Capra presents a concept of management that recognizes the network characteristic of all human organizations.

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Description Fritjof Capra, bestselling frijtof of The Tao of Physics and The Web of Life, here explores another frontier in the human significance of conwxiones ideas—applying complexity theory to large-scale social interaction.

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Caapra know I liked this: Sayang sekali buku ini bukan buku yang enak untuk dibaca secara penulisan, entah karena Capra memang kurang pandai bertutur dalam kata-kata, atau mungkin terjemahannya jelek. He goes on to say how different NGOs have sprung up the world over and are fighting these power and money hungry organizations.

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To do so, I present a conceptual framework that integrates life’s biologicalcognitive and social dimensions. I was particularly inspired by the concepts of shifting from a materials-based economy to a service-and-flow economy, and that of ecological clusters of industries. A forerunner of that revolution, Fritjof Capra now continues to e Fritjof Capra, bestselling author of The Tao of Physics and The Web of Lifehere explores another frontier in the human significance of las conexiones ocultas fritjof capra ideas—applying complexity theory to conexiobes social interaction.

Capra writes that on a cellular llas, life is present where there is lsa physical boundary and a metabolic network. Metaphors We Live by Mark Johnson. Oct 02, Elinor Hurst rated it really liked it. Capra discusses the function and parts of an ecosystem, and the way the world is dealing with the one currently in place.

It is the findings of quantum physics, in some ways, that have opened up every other field. I wish the whole book was on the alternatives and solutions. To try and do so is to deprive them of their aliveness. He then goes on to illustrate how these corporates are trying to to attain maximum profitability with nary a care for the betterment of employees and the without bothering about the impact their actions have on the environment.

It has given me hope for the future, to know that we have a blueprint of what’s needed, albeit a challenging struggle politically to promote it. Jan 02, Sarah Brooks rated it really liked it. I was pulled into his explanations of systems. The first conexxiones of this book is on life itself, with some thought-provoking concepts, like autopoiesis – ‘self-making’.


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Accordingly, the whole thrust of classical management theory is to achieve efficient operations through top-down control. The beauty of the book is to show how inextricably linked we are to everything. He also describes how the big companies tried to hijack agriculture by promoting Genetically Modified capea. Capra looks at systems the human body, ecosystems, global economy from a systems perspective and has much to say about sustainability.

Nov 13, Lenaya rated it it was amazing. Paperbackpages. Sep 29, Meg rated it liked it Shelves: The rules ocultaz behaviour whether formal or informal, are called social structures.

This book has got me thinking. Buku ini membuka wawasan saya secara luas tentang hakikat dari kehidupan, kesadaran, serta pemikiran, dari sudut pandang filosofis material sekaligus esensi makna – Buku ini terdiri dari kedua bagian, bagian pertama Capra bercerita tentang dasar pemikiran suatu sistem dengan menjelaskan sistem jaringan kehidupan dari sudut mikro yang dikemas dengan disiplin ilmu biologi. He compare In this book the author compares how networking is a fundamental nature at all levels.

He says that we have tended to control things top down because of the success it yielded us during the industrial revolution when manufacturing was the key industry and if somebody at the top figured out how to manufacture the required goods in a very efficient way then that would give the organization more profits. A forerunner of that revolution, Fritjof Capra now continues to expand the scope of that theory by establishing a framework in which we can understand and solve some of the most important issues of our time.

A brilliant, inspiring book. Sep 12, Alejandro Ramirez rated it it was ok Shelves: He describes how this cannot work in today’s organization which have become more knowledge centric and unless the management starts hearing the talks and whispers and feedback from the community lower down the pecking order in the corporate hierarchy companies will start folding up.

Mar 18, Laura rated it it was amazing Shelves: Pertama-tama, buku ini jelas tidak saya disarankan sebagai bacaan ringan bagi siapapun.