Books by Ralph H. Abraham
RHA is the author of 12 books,
with translations in Chinese, Japanese, Korean,
Russian, Dutch, German, French, Portuguese, Spanish, and Czech.
Seven are currently in print, and one is about to be published.
This is the comprehensive list of English editions.
The active titles are linked to the publisher.
These projects are recently published.
- Demystifying the Akasha:
Consciousness and the Quantum Vacuum., 2010
- Joint with Sisir Roy, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata
- Bolts from the Blue, 2011
- Six episodes from the history of mathematics.
In 2008 some titles began to appear in
electronic form, downloadable from the internet.
Chaos in Discrete Dynamical Systems from Amazon
Foundations of Mechanics, free, from the Caltech Library
Chaos, Gaia, Eros, from Amazon
Transversal Manifolds and Flows, from Amazon
- The Evolutionary Mind:
Conversations on Science, Imagination and Spirit, Dec 2010
See also the listings at the
Baytree Bookstore, UC Santa Cruz.
The Foundations of Mechanics, 1967, 1978.
- With Jerrold E. Marsden.
- First edition 1967 by Benjamin Press.
- Second edition 1978 by Addison-Wesley now online at:
- and recently reprinted by
the American Mathematical Society
- The AMS Catalog (scroll down about one third)
- Transversal Mappings and Flows, 1967.
- With Joel Robbin. Publ. 1967 by Benjamin Press, now out of print.
- Inexpensive reproduction avail. from Ralph.
- Linear and Multilinear Algebra, 1967.
- Publ. 1967 by Benjamin Press, now out of print.
- eBook available at the Amazon Kindle Store (see above)
Manifolds, Tensor Analysis, and Applications, 1983, 1988.
- with Jerrold E. Marsden and Tudor Ratiu.
- First edition, 1983, by Addison Wesley.
- Second edition, 1988, by Springer-Verlag.
Dynamics, the Geometry of Behavior, 1982-1988, 1992.
- With Chris Shaw.
- First edn. 1982-1988, in 4 parts, by Aerial Press.
Transl. in Japanese.
- Second edn., 1992, revised and improved, also in four colors,
from Addison-Wesley, out-of-print.
- Third edn., spiral-bound and monochrome, avail. from
- Fourth edn., eBook, new setting, CD available from
- Trialogues at the Edge of the West, 1992.
- With Terence McKenna and Rupert Sheldrake.
- Transl. in French, German, Dutch, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish.
- First Engl. edn. out of print. 2nd edn w/ new title in print:
Chaos, Creativity, and Cosmic Consciousness, 2001.
- Chaos, Gaia, Eros, 1994.
- Understanding the Chaos Revolution in a 12,000 year context.
- Out of print. Transl. in Korean.
- The Web Empowerment Book, 1995.
- How to get started on the WWW, written with Frank Jas
and the late Will Russell.
Transl. in Chinese.
Chaos in Discrete Dynamical Systems, 1997.
- Book/CDROM, with Laura Gardini and Christian Mira.
- Introduction and visual account of a new frontier
of chaos theory in two dimensions.
The Evolutionary Mind:
Conversations on Science, Imagination and Spirit, May 1998
- A second volume of trialogues,
with Terence McKenna and Rupert Sheldrake
- German translation publ. Feb. 1998
- Read a review by David Jay Brown
here, 8 KB.
- Another review
- Another review
here PDF, 500 KB
The Chaos Avant-garde, 2000.
- Memories of the Early Days of Chaos Theory.
- Edited by Ralph Abraham and Yoshisuke Ueda.
- Contributions by Steve Smale, Yoshisuke Ueda, Ralph Abraham, Edward Lorenz
- Christian Mira, Floris Takens, T.Y. Li, James Yorke, and Otto Roessler
- Transl. in Japanese.
Revised 09 April 2010 by Ralph