Books on New Age Physics
Title Author Pub Date Publisher Amazon Rank Comments    
Dancing Wu Li Masters: An Overview of the New Physics Gary Zukav 1979, republished 2000 Harper Perennial Modern Classics 39,138 Introduces the reader to quantum physics and relativity and weaves in insights from the East about the nature of reality.
God Is Not Dead: What Quantum Physics Tells Us about Our Origins and How We Should Live
Amit Goswami 2008 Hampton Roads Publishing Company 98,537 The author argues that quantum reasoning can be used to resolve deep mysteries, including the nature of God, evolution, dowsing, the vital force, the soul, creativity, and more.
Modern Physics and Vedanta Swami Jitatmananda 1986 Bhavan Book University 697,264 In this book the author argues that many conclusions of Modern Physics are exactly the conclusions of Vedanta philosophy of existence, a part of the Vedic literature.
One, Two, Three, Infinity George Gamow 1988 Dover Publications 55,942 The book discusses mathematics and science in language that even a young person with an eighth grade education can understand.
Quantum Enigma: Physics Encounters Consciousness Bruce Rosenblum, Fred Kuttner 2006 Oxford University Press, USA 11,848 Authors examine the scientific evidence from quantum theory supporting the conclusion that we are creators of our reality through our attention.
Taking the Quantum Leap: The New Physics for Nonscientists Fred Alan Wolf 1989 Harper Perennial 44,634 Traces the history of physics from the early Greeks through the discoveries of Galileo and Newton to modern quantum theories. The author discusses how quantum mechanics, God, human thought and will are related. He suggests the quantum theory has arofound implications for our understanding of our relationship to the cosmos
The Ending of Time J. Krishnamurti, David Bohm 1985 Harper & Row 65,372 David Bohm was a close student of Albert Einstein who proposed a very different explanation of quantum mechanics -- an approach that begins with "wholeness". This book is a dialogue discussing these and other topics about the nature of reality both from the perspective of physics and from the perspective of the modern-day sage and master, J. Krishnamurti.
The Physics of Consciousness: The Quantum Mind and the Meaning of Life Evan Harris Walker 2000 Perseus Publishing 70,459 The author attempts to explain the nature of consciousness -- the nature of thoughts, emotions and enlightenment -- by piecing together facts from modern science (in particular, quantum theory) into a descriptive theory of reality.
The Self-Aware Universe Amit Goswami 1995 Tarcher 22,745 The author argues that consciousness, not matter, is the ground of all existence. He holds that the universe is self-aware, and that consciousness creates the physical world. Calling this theory "monistic idealism," he claims it is not only "the basis of all religions worldwide" but also the correct philosophy for modern science.
The Tao of Physics: An Exploration of the Parallels between Modern Physics and Eastern Fritjof Capra 1975, republished 2000 Shambhala 27,609 This is one of the first books to show the similarity between ideas the nature of life and existence according to the Buddhist and Taoist traditions on the one hand and modern quantum theory on the other. More than 30 years after it was first published, the book is still an excellent seller.