Synopses & Reviews
In ground-breaking interviews, eight adventurous thinkers in disciplines ranging from mathematics, biology, and cosmology to medicine and psychology present their ideas in their own words, which John Ebert then places within a greater historical perspective. The participants -- all concerned in various ways with the evolution of consciousness -- include Brain Swimme, Ralph Abraham, Stanislav Grof, Deepak Chopra, Rupert Sheldrake, Lynn Margulis, Terence McKenna, and William Irwin Thompson.
Cutting-edge thinkers and practitioners in all scientific disciplines are emerging with startling discoveries and theories, all of which have much in common with the ancient myths of many spiritual traditions. In Twilight of the Clockwork God, John David Ebert brings many of these views together and illustrates their place in the history and development of Western thought.
Brian Swimme, Ralph Abraham, Stanislav Grof, Deepak Chopra, Rupert Sheldrake, Lynn Margulis, Terence McKenna, and William Irwin Thompson present their ideas concerning the evolution of consciousness.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-200) and index.