Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Gaia hypothesis states that Earth is a self-regulating mechanism. According to Dr James Lovelock, the creator of the theory, Earth and all of its organic and non-organic components are working in harmony in order to promote life on our home planet. Although initially the theory was neglected and criticized by the scientific community, it is gradually gaining support. Learn more about the Gaia hypothesis and its impact on philosophy and social life as well as the criticism of the theory in this book.