The Self-Organizing Universe has 46 ratings and 5 reviews. Scott said: I’ve Erich Jantsch Be the first to ask a question about The Self-Organizing Universe . Erich Jantsch: () Austrian astrophysicist whose lectures in System Science at the University of California in Berkeley became the basis for his. The self-organizing universe: scientific and human implications of the emerging paradigm of evolution. Front Cover. Erich Jantsch. Pergamon Press,

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Bela Banathy – – World Futures 23 1: I’ve only just finished the introduction, and already I’m aware that this book was a couple of decades ahead of its time. Aug 10, Yannick rated it it was amazing. Subsequently he did a post-doctorate study at the Indiana University Bloomington another year. Unless otherwise notedall text on this page may be used under the terms of a Creative Commons License. Paperbackpages. Open Preview See a Problem?

Dec 19, Scott rated it it was amazing. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I can only re-emphasize what previous reviews always point out. Abraham in “The Genesis of Complexity”.

Anne Mackie rated it really liked it Jan 25, Solutions for a Post-technological Society,p. Jaantsch is inspired by and draws on the work of Ilya Prigogine concerning dissipative structures and nonequilibrium states. Account Options Sign in. The book deals orgnizing self-organization as a unifying evolutionary paradigm that incorporates cosmologybiologysociologypsychologyand consciousness.


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Murphy – – Bioethics 26 4: This is one of the most profound books I’ve ever read. Muhammad Banna rated it it was amazing Dec 28, Associated Business Programmes Ltd.

Leah Pavasaris rated it it was amazing Dec 06, Lenoel de Tharzis – – [Edigraf]. Of these three stages, Cosmic evolution begins with the Big Bang and progresses through the convergence of macro-evolution here referring to cosmological scalenot evolutionary theory and speciation through the condensation of energy and radiation into galaxies, stars, and planets, and micro-evolution through the building up of sub-atomic particles, atoms, molecules, and crystals and rocks.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Ike Sharpless rated it really liked it Jan 21, He made a living and supported his mother “by giving lectures ail over the world, through writing, and by relying on a few friends”.

Cosmic Humanism and World Unity. May 15, Blaine rated it it was amazing Shelves: Retrieved from ” https: Finally, epigenetic development overtakes genetic development in importance as well as in speed. The contours of this paradigm emerge from the synthesis of a number of important, recently developed concepts, and provide a scientific foundation Reflections on Theory and Practice.

The Birth of a Paradigm from. No trivia or quizzes yet. The second of three main evolutionary stages, Socio-biological evolutionas the name indicates, is not only about organiziny but about communities of organisms as well.

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Be the first to ask a question about The Self-Organizing Universe. My favorite example, the gist of the book is literally about describing dissipative self-organizing structures as the foundation of life and the further evolution of complexity Alex Grey Stuart Davis.

The contours of this paradigm emerge from the synthesis of a number of important, recently developed concepts, and provide a scientific foundation to a new world-view which emphasizes process over structure, noneq The evolution of the universe – ranging from cosmic and biological to sociocultural evolution – is viewed in terms of the unifying paradigm of self-organization. So it’s a dense book, certainly, but is quite breathtaking in its scope.

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Janet rated it liked it Jan 02, This is no easy read but the view it presents is one that continues to unfold in the continuing research in complex systems theory, nonlinear dynamics, self-adaptive systems, and a host of related inquiries including the embodied systems approach in cognitive science. The Characteristics and Acquisition of Evolutionary Competence. Rosemary rated it really liked it Sep 02, Rodney Collin – – Distributed in the U.