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Synchronicity : science, myth, and the trickster

By: Combs, Allan
Contributor(s): Holland, Mark
Material type: TextTextNew York Marlowe & Co. c1996Edition: 2nd edDescription: xxxix, 184p.; appendices; bibliog.; indexContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volume ISBN: 1-56924-845-1Subject(s): Coincidence | Science--Philosophy | Mythology | Synchronicity | Kammerer, Paul | Divination | Hermes (Greek deity) | Trickster | Unidentified Flying Objects | Teilhard De Chardin, Pierre. 1881-1955 | Koestler, Arthur. 1905-1983 | Symbolism of Scarab Beetle | Schopenhauer, Arthur. 1788-1860 | Sheldrake, Rupert
Contents:
Introduction - Science, myth, and nature. Part 1 - Synchronicity and science. 1 Bus tickets: science discovers synchronicity. 2 Synchronicity in the house of physics. 3 Silent resonance: the mind and the brain. Part 2 - Synchronicity and myth. 4 A golden beetle: Carl Jung and synchronicity. 5 Hermes the trickster. 6 The meaning of synchronicity. Appendix 1 - Omens and divination. Appendix 2 - Synchronicity and probability. Cases of synchronistic coincidences
Abstract: 'A highly informative book paced with countless delightful stories. Using synchronicity as a pivot, [the authors] have admirably succeeded in showing how modern science and ancient mythology are front and back the same revolving door onto reality.' --George Feuerstein, M. Litt., author of Structures of Consciousness
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Synchronicity : Golden Beetle : Carl Jung and synchronicity, p65-78.. Kammerer, Paul : Jung and Kammerer, p76-78, see index.. Divination : Appendix I : Omens and divination, p147-154.. Hermes (Greek Deity) : Hermes the trickster, p79-102.. Trickster : see index.. Unidentified Flying Objects : p32-34.. Teilhard De Chardin, Pierre. 1881-1955 : Levels within levels : the omega point, p39-44.. Koestler, Arthur. 1905-1983 : see index.. Symbolism of Scarab Beetle : see index.. Schopenhauer, Arthur. 1788-1860 : see index.. Sheldrake, Rupert : see index.

Introduction - Science, myth, and nature. Part 1 - Synchronicity and science. 1 Bus tickets: science discovers synchronicity. 2 Synchronicity in the house of physics. 3 Silent resonance: the mind and the brain. Part 2 - Synchronicity and myth. 4 A golden beetle: Carl Jung and synchronicity. 5 Hermes the trickster. 6 The meaning of synchronicity. Appendix 1 - Omens and divination. Appendix 2 - Synchronicity and probability. Cases of synchronistic coincidences

'A highly informative book paced with countless delightful stories. Using synchronicity as a pivot, [the authors] have admirably succeeded in showing how modern science and ancient mythology are front and back the same revolving door onto reality.' --George Feuerstein, M. Litt., author of Structures of Consciousness

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