The Resource Blackfoot physics: : a journey into the Native American universe, F. David Peat, (ebook)

Blackfoot physics: : a journey into the Native American universe, F. David Peat, (ebook)

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Blackfoot physics: : a journey into the Native American universe
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Blackfoot physics:
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a journey into the Native American universe
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F. David Peat
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  • Journey into the Native American universe
  • Native American universe
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eng
Summary
New ScientistOne summer in the 1980s, theoretical physicist F. David Peat went to a Blackfoot Sun Dance ceremony. Having spent all of his life steeped in and influenced by linear Western science, he was entranced by the Native American worldview and, through dialogue circles between scientists and native elders, he began to explore it in greater depth. Blackfoot Physics is the account of his discoveries. In an edifying synthesis of anthropology, history, metaphysics, cosmology, and quantum theory, Peat compares the medicines, the myths, the languages-the entire perceptions of reality of the Western and indigenous peoples. What becomes apparent is the amazing resemblance between indigenous teachings and some of the insights that are emerging from modern science, a congruence that is as enlightening about the physical universe as it is about the circular evolution of humanity's understanding. Through Peat's insightful observations, he extends our understanding of ourselves, our understanding of the universe, and how the two intersect in a meaningful vision of human life in relation to a greater reality
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Midwest
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1938-
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Peat, F. David
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191/.089/97
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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1938-
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  • Peat, F. David
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  • Indian philosophy
  • Science
  • Space and time
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of North America
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adult
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Blackfoot physics: : a journey into the Native American universe, F. David Peat, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781609255862
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11824385
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remote
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11824385
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MWT11824385
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Blackfoot physics: : a journey into the Native American universe, F. David Peat, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781609255862
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11824385
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11824385
System control number
MWT11824385
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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