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Aug 06, · This book was published posthumously in He wrote in the Preface, “this book must be read not as a work on metaphysics, still less as a sort of theological essay, but purely and simply as a scientific treatise This book deals with man SOLELY as a phenomenon; but it also deals with the WHOLE phenomenon.” (Pg.5/5(5). Aug 06, · The phenomenon of man (Fontana books) Paperback – by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (Author), Julian Huxley (Introduction)5/5(4). Nov 04, · About the Author Pierre Teilhard de Chardin () was born in France and ordained a Jesuit priest. Trained as a paleontologist, Teilhard codiscovered the celebrated "Peking Man" fossils. The Phenomenon of Man is his best-known work/5. His books, such as the bestselling The Phenomenon of Man, have influenced generations of ecologists, environmentalists, planners, and others concerned with the fate of the earth. This book brings together original essays by leading experts who reflect on Teilhard's legacy for today's globalized world.
This book deals with man solely as a phenomenon; but it also deals with the whole phenomenon of man. In the first place, it deals with man solely as a phenomenon. The pages which follow do not attempt to give an explanation of the world, but only an introduction to such an explanation. The Phenomenon of Man is a self-help book of the highest order. The author supplied a set of ideas which can lift us beyond the place and time of our individual lives. The author supplied a set of ideas which can lift us beyond the place and time of our individual lives. Dec 23, · Considered Pierre Teilhard de Chardinâs âMagnum Opus,â this book shows the convergence of the cosmos from simple elements to the complex nervous systems of human beings. Teilhard then argues that evolution has not stopped with the creation of human beings, but is now in the process of converging the human mass (like atoms and cells before them) into a higher complex . Sep 08, · The Phenomenon of Man is a gigantic step in a beautiful understanding of the person, world, and God. Although it is not a complete breeze of a read, it is most definitely well worth the time to read it. I put off reading it for far too long and do not suggest that you do the same/5(52).
This little bouquet of aphorism, each one thought sufficiently important by its author to deserve a paragraph to itself, is taken from Père Teilhard's The Phenomenon of Man. It is a book widely held to be of the utmost profundity and significance; it created something like a sensation upon its publication in France, and some reviewers hereabouts called it the Book of the Year one, the Book of the Century. Pere Teilhard de Chardin was at the same time a Jesuit Father and a distinguished palaeontologist. In The Phenomenon of Man he has effected a threefold synthesis — of the material and physical world with the world of mind and spirit ; of the past with the future ; and of variety with unity, the many with the one. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Phenomenon Of Man by Pierre Teilhard De Chardin at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! B&N Outlet Membership Educators 4/5(2). When The Phenomenon of Man appeared in France in December, , it was hailed as a major publishing event. The English translation, which appeared in , appeared to be an event of equal.