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Sheldrake, Rupert

Overview
Works: 220 works in 752 publications in 14 languages and 12,273 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Juvenile works  Fiction  Miscellanea  Documentary films  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Contributor, Commentator, Creator, zxx
Classifications: SF412.5, 501
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Rupert Sheldrake
Dogs that know when their owners are coming home : and other unexplained powers of animals by Rupert Sheldrake( Book )

70 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 1,804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author describes the close connection between humans and their pets, describing animal behavior that lies beyond our current scientific understanding
The sense of being stared at : and other aspects of the extended mind by Rupert Sheldrake( Book )

30 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on case histories and more than a decade of controlled experiments, the author explores some of the mysteries of the human mind, including intuition, precognition, telepathy, and the familiar sense of being stared at
A new science of life : the hypothesis of formative causation by Rupert Sheldrake( Book )

59 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After chemists crystallised a new chemical for the first time, it became easier and easier to crystallise in laboratories all over the world. After rats at Harvard first escaped from a new kind of water maze, successive generations learned quicker and quicker. Then rats in Melbourne, Australia, learned yet faster. Rats with no trained ancestors shared in this improvement. Rupert Sheldrake sees these processes as examples of morphic resonance. Past forms and activities of organisms, he argues, influence organisms in the present through direct connections across time and space. Sheldrake reinterprets the regularities of nature as being more like habits than immutable laws
The rebirth of nature : the greening of science and God by Rupert Sheldrake( Book )

26 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines biological science writing with ideas from mythology, psychology, history, and religion to show us the way to a new relationship with nature and with ourselves
Seven experiments that could change the world : a do-it-yourself guide to revolutionary science by Rupert Sheldrake( Book )

44 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How do pets know when their owners are coming home? How do they find people who have moved and left them behind? Can we really sense when someone is staring at us? Can a person feel the touch of a phantom arm? These are common examples of some of the extraordinary abilities which human beings and animals all have, but which have been ignored, left unexplained by science. Celebrated biologist Rupert Sheldrake is the first scientist to develop simple experiments that anyone can perform to unravel the mysteries that science has refused to acknowledge. These seven simple experiments, now being performed all over the world, could revolutionize our understanding of reality, and the Institute of Noetic Sciences has begun the Seven Experiments Project to track people's results. Readers will find themselves on a journey of discovery - of how migrating birds find their way across thousands of miles to continents they have never been to before, of how the earth's gravitational pull is anything but constant - that will continue long after they finish this book. Seven Experiments That Could Change the World represents a broad-based research program and an open invitation for widespread participation in creating new science
The presence of the past : morphic resonance and the habits of nature by Rupert Sheldrake( Book )

45 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rupert Sheldrake's theory of morphic resonance challenges the fundamental assumptions of modern science. A world-famous biologist, Sheldrake proposes that all self-organizing systems, from crystals to human societies, inherit a collective memory that influences their form and behaviour
Natural grace : dialogues on creation, darkness, and the soul in spirituality and science by Matthew Fox( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boy's best friend : a novel by Kate Banks( Book )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Japanese and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lester has just moved to Cape Cod and is starting in a new school, and George is missing his best friend who has moved away, but the two develop a friendship and learn about scientific experimentation when they start working on a school science project, testing psychic ability in dogs, based on an experiment developed by Dr. Rupert Sheldrake
Science set free : 10 paths to new discovery by Rupert Sheldrake( Book )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Science Set Free, Dr. Rupert Sheldrake, one of the world's most innovative scientists, shows the ways in which science is being constricted by assumptions that have hardened into dogmas that are not only limiting, but also dangerous for the future of humanity"--Front jacket flap
The science delusion : freeing the spirit of enquiry by Rupert Sheldrake( Book )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and French and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The science delusion is the belief that science already understands the nature of reality. The fundamental questions are answered, leaving only the details to be filled in. In this book, Dr Rupert Sheldrake, one of the world's most innovative scientists, shows that science is being constricted by assumptions that have hardened into dogmas
Das Gedächtnis der Natur : das Geheimnis der Entstehung der Formen in der Natur by Rupert Sheldrake( Book )

29 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Audaz, brillante, claro e incisivo, este libro constituye un dramático desafío a los supuestos más fundamentales de la ciencia establecida. La teoría convencional postula que la naturaleza está gobernada por leyes inmutables: lo que el autor sugiere es que la naturaleza tiene memoria, y que esta memoria se propaga por de un proceso de conexión no material llamado resonancia mórfica. La cuestión de la morfogénesis -cómo las cosas cobran su forma- es todavía un gran misterio científico. ¿Qué es lo que hace que un conejo tenga forma de conejo? ¿Por qué las moléculas se agrupan de determinada manera? ¿Por qué las sociedades siguen patrones predecibles? De acuerdo con el autor, tales cuestiones permanecen sin respuesta en la medida en que la ciencia cree en el esquema de un universo mecánico. Pero la naturaleza no es una máquina, y todo sistema -trátese de cristales, animales o sociedades- viene regido, no por leyes universales, sino por un campo mórfico que contiene una memoria colectiva. La presencia del pasado es, pues, un libro enormemente innovador que abre nuevas direcciones para el dasarrollo de la ciencia, y que apunta a una nueva comprension de la naturaleza, de la vida, de la materia y de la mente
Das schöpferische Universum : d. Theorie d. morphogenetischen Feldes by Rupert Sheldrake( Book )

41 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Individual plants and animals both draw upon and contribute to the collective memory of their species. This title reinterprets the regularities of nature as being more like habits than immutable laws
A new science of life : the hypothesis of morphic resonance by Rupert Sheldrake( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forfatterens teorier om morfogenese og morfogenetiske felter, livsfelter, som tvinger et biologisk materiale til at danne forud fastlagte former eller virker selvforstærkende på udviklingen
Morphic resonance : the nature of formative causation by Rupert Sheldrake( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"New updated and expanded edition of the groundbreaking book that ignited a firestorm in the scientific world with its radical approach to evolution"--Provided by publisher
A Glorious accident : understanding our place in the cosmic puzzle( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This extraordinary set brings together some of the greatest scientific thinkers of our day, recording man's place in the Cosmic puzzle
Bad seed : the truth about our food( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the need for genetically modified food to feed the growing world population and examines the fears that such food may not be safe for human consumption as well as dangerous to the environment. It exposes how Monsanto is gaining control over food crops from putting out crops containing their patented DNA so they can 'own' the crop as it naturally spreads from field to field
Chaos, creativity, and cosmic consciousness by Rupert Sheldrake( Book )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The evolutionary mind : conversations on science, imagination & spirit by Rupert Sheldrake( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three acclaimed authors engage in conversation blending scientific observation, mythical imagination, and visionary speculation
Arguing science : a dialogue on the future of science and spirit by Rupert Sheldrake( Book )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An in-depth dialogue on the nature of science between post-materialist biologist Rupert Sheldrake and renowned skeptic Michael Shermer
The physics of angels : exploring the realm where science and spirit meet by Matthew Fox( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Many people believe in angels, but few can define these enigmatic spirits. Now visionary theologian Matthew Fox and acclaimed biologist Rupert Sheldrake - pioneers in modern religious thinking and scientific theory - launch a groundbreaking exploration into the ancient concept of the angel and restore dignity, meaning, and joy to our time-honored belief in these heavenly beings." --from book description, Amazon.com
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Dogs that know when their owners are coming home : and other unexplained powers of animals
Alternative Names
Rupert Sheldrake biologo e saggista britannico

Rupert Sheldrake britischer Autor und Biologe

Rupert Sheldrake Brits auteur

Rūperts Šeldreiks

Šeldreiks, Rūperts

Sheldrake, A. R.

Sheldrake, A. R. 1942-

Sheldrake, A. R. (A. Rupert)

Sheldrake, A. Rupert

Sheldrake, A. Rupert 1942-

Sheldrake R. 1942-

Ρούπερτ Σέλντρεϊκ

Руперт Шелдрейк

Шелдрейк, Р. Д 1942-

רופרט שלדרייק

רופרט שלדרייק סופר בריטי

روبيرت شيلدرايك

روپرت شلدریک نویسنده و زیست‌شناس بریتانیایی

셀드레이크 이론

シェルドレイク, ルパート

ルパート・シェルドレイク

Languages
English (248)

German (91)

Spanish (29)

French (26)

Dutch (8)

Italian (7)

Japanese (5)

Chinese (4)

Turkish (4)

Czech (4)

Finnish (1)

Catalan (1)

Korean (1)

Danish (1)

Covers
The sense of being stared at : and other aspects of the extended mindA new science of life : the hypothesis of formative causationThe rebirth of nature : the greening of science and GodSeven experiments that could change the world : a do-it-yourself guide to revolutionary scienceThe presence of the past : morphic resonance and the habits of natureNatural grace : dialogues on creation, darkness, and the soul in spirituality and scienceDas Gedächtnis der Natur : das Geheimnis der Entstehung der Formen in der NaturDas schöpferische Universum : d. Theorie d. morphogenetischen Feldes