(born February 1, 1939) is an Austrian-born American physicist, systems theorist, and author of five international bestsellers, The Tao of Physics
(1975), The Turning Point
(1982), Uncommon Wisdom
(1988), The Web of Life
(1996), and The Hidden Connections
Capra is a founding director of the [[Center for Ecoliteracy]] in [[Berkeley, California]]. He is on the faculty of [[Schumacher College]], and frequently gives management seminars for top executives.