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New Book

David Peat's latest book "A Flickering Reality: Cinema and the Nature of Reality" is now available. I You can find out more by going to

Remembering Beryl Bainbridge

Ken Russel - A Tribute

A. Essays and Papers
A wide variety of essays and papers are indexed under a variety of Classifications

B: Unigrowcity
The Pari Center is now part of a European Union study of "the sustainable city of the future" in collaboration with centers in Berlin, London, Lisbon,Stockholm and Tromso.

C. Pari Network on Ethical Considerations in Economics, Business,
Society and the Environment

Report on a network of business people and economists interested in the ethical dimensions of their work.

D.Basic Books in Science
A new project whereby educational material in science and mathematics can be downloaded for free

E. Dialogues in Religion and Science
Reports on a series of talks and dialogues about religion and science that have been funded by the Metanexus Institute

F. Books


A. Essays and Papers

This section of the library contains a wide variety of essays and papers. The contents are updated on a regular basis.

Material is classified under the following indices.

Ethics, Business and the Future

F. Books

Science and Society
John Avery

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This 372 page book by John Avery of the H.C. Orsted Institute in Copenhagen traces human civilization through from the first humans, though the time of the ancient Greeks, the Renaissance and Age of Reason to the present day. In particular it deals with the Industrial Revolution, the rise of Chemistry, Nuclear Power and on to genetic engineering, the possibility of Artificial Intelligence, the care of the Earth and a look to our future.

Please note that the library also contains a number of audio clips of interviews with scientists such as Werner Heisenberg, David Bohm, P.A.M Dirac and many others.

Video clips of the village of Pari, plus a short interview with David Peat are also available in the Video Section.

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