Fritjof Capra

Fritjof Capra, Ph.D., physicist and systems theorist, is a founding director of the Center for Ecoliteracy in Berkeley, Calif., an organisation dedicated to promoting ecology and systems thinking in primary and secondary education. Fritjof serves on the faculty of the Amana-Key executive education programme in São Paulo, Brazil. He is a Fellow of Schumacher College and serves on the Council of Earth Charter International. He is the author of several international bestsellers, including The Tao of Physics (1975), The Web of Life (1996), and The Hidden Connections (2002). He is co-author, with Pier Luigi Luisi, of the multidisciplinary textbook, The Systems View of Life: A Unifying Vision (Cambridge University Press, 2014). Fritjof’s new online course ( is based on his textbook.