Chaos, gaia, eros: a chaos pioneer uncovers the three great streams of history

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HarperSanFrancisco, 1994 - Philosophy - 263 pages
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In this eclectic and interdisciplinary work, chaos pioneer Ralph Abraham traces the history of consciousness through a rediscovery of the three forces that drive it: chaos, gaia, and eros-the mind, body and spirit of evolution. With startling originality and clarity of vision, Abraham employs photographs, timelines, charts, and an engaging format to sweep the reader along on this wild ride through math, science, mythology, philosophy, and whole of history.

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Review: Chaos, Gaia, Eros: A Chaos Pioneer Uncovers the Three Great Streams of History

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I read this for a course on Systems Theory in high school. A great framework for looking at the themes of civilization in a new fashion. It's like trying on new underpants, only for your brain. Read full review

Review: Chaos, Gaia, Eros: A Chaos Pioneer Uncovers the Three Great Streams of History

User Review  - James - Goodreads

Fascinating look at the undercurrents of civilization, the mythical ideas that have been carried for thousands of years to today. Read full review

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THE ORPHIC REVIVAL
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About the author (1994)

Ralph Abraham is the author of Dynamics: The Geometry of Behavior. He lives in California.

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