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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 . whole in the self-organizing context, then its development does begin to ap cations was achieved by Erich Jantsch in The Self-Organizing Universe, pub. Erich Jantsch: () Austrian astrophysicist whose lectures in System Science at the University of California in Berkeley became the basis for his.

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However, he hits far more often than he misses, and we are all the poorer for inaccessibility of his work. Among those insights are the following select few: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Much to my dismay and embarrassmentthey and my colleagues who had hosted the talk, got stuck on this more limited interpretation. As a final note, several years ago I gave a talk at Cal State Dominguez Hills, about some of the ideas in this book, but my audience thought that my invocation of Darwin was only in the conventional “Sociobiolgical” “survival of the fittest” sense.

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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, nonequilibrium over equilibrium, evolution over permanency, and individual creativity over collective stabilization.

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The Self-Organizing Universe: Scientific and Human Implications

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Cosmic Evolution: The Self-Organizing Universe

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.

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The End of Certainty. Showing of 13 reviews. Retrieved 12 September Each involves feedback between the macro and micro scales and vice-versa, so for universr photosynthesis and respiration by prokaryotes alters the atmospheric and chemical conditions of the Earth which in turn maintain optimal homeostasis for life Gaia hypothesis.


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Palaeos: Cosmic Evolution: The Self-Organizing Universe

Jacob rated it really liked it Dec 02, Innovations in Systems Science Hardcover: Although secular and naturalistic in approach, Jantsch does briefly at the end speculate on a pantheistic worldview, his influence here seems to be the process philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead, rather than the evolutionary theology of Teilhard de Chardin.

Jantsch succumbed at the age of 51 to the material and physical hardships that worsened progressively during the last decade of his organizkng and still young life. Innovations in systems science Sswol Series Systems science and world order library Pergamon international library of science, technology, engineering, and social studies Pergamon international library.

The evolution of the universe – ranging from cosmic and biological to sociocultural evolution – is viewed in terms of the unifying paradigm of self-organization. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Want to Read saving….