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Buckminster Fuller's Universe : An Appreciation - Lloyd Sieden

Buckminster Fuller's Universe

An Appreciation

Paperback Published: 1st January 2000
ISBN: 9780738203799
Number Of Pages: 530
For Ages: 1 - 17 years old

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Buckminster Fuller, the brilliant and eccentric futurist philosopher best known as the inventor of the Geodesic Dome, was one of the most creative contributors to innovative thought and technology in the twentieth century. Incomparable designer, engineer, and architect, he proved that a lone genius, through sheer initiative, can have an astounding impact on the world. In this inspiring account of Fuller's life and legacy, Lloyd Steven Sieden brings new light to Fuller's belief system and recognizes his many contributions to humanity.

Foreword: Memories of Bucky Norman Cousinsp. vii
Prefacep. xi
Comprehensive Heritagep. 1
Experiential Educationp. 25
Lessons of Love, War, and Technologyp. 43
Years of Deteriorationp. 67
Emergence from the Ashesp. 87
Inventions Aboundp. 119
Vehicle of the Futurep. 143
A Car Is Bornp. 169
Practical Applicationsp. 191
Searching for Perspectivep. 213
Expanding the Viewp. 241
A Home at Lastp. 271
Conscious Thoughtp. 289
Structures Emergep. 305
Expanding Globallyp. 333
World-Game Abundancep. 367
Legacy to the Futurep. 391
Chronology of the Life of R. Buckminster Fullerp. 419
Source Notesp. 449
Indexp. 499
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ISBN: 9780738203799
ISBN-10: 0738203793
Audience: General
For Ages: 1 - 17 years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 530
Published: 1st January 2000
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.1  x 2.7
Weight (kg): 0.63
Edition Number: 1