Written for the general reader and requiring no previous background knowledge, Restoring the Soul of the World is also a fully documented and valuable sourcework for those who wish to dig deeper, with an extensive bibliography of works cited.
Some brief excerpts from the book can be accessed below.
Preface: In Search of the Living Universe
- A short overview of the book and what it covers
The Alchemical Vision of Living Nature
- From chapter 4, “The Light of Nature and the Alchemical Imagination”
The New Experiment: Putting Nature on the Rack
- From chapter 8, “In the Name of Utility: The Exploitation of Nature and the Decline of Pleasure”
Mind in Nature
- From chapter 11, “The Pattern Which Connects: Life and Mind in Nature”