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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In the mid s he emigrated to the United States, but did not receive his green card until That is to say, a whole new “ecology” of, and lexicon of concepts, ideas, and theories emerge along the pathway to Jantwch paradigm. This now long out of print work deals with self-organization as a unifying evolutionary paradigm that incorporates cosmology, biology, sociology, psychology, and consciousness.

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.

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His incorporation of the theories of evolution seen as both a “micro” and a “macro-” level process brought it all together in a way which joins and integrates disciplines like neurons link brain and body.


Much to my dismay and embarrassmentthey and my colleagues who had hosted the talk, got stuck on this more limited interpretation. The End of Certainty.

Cosmic Evolution: The Self-Organizing Universe

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Here existence and evolution is genetic, hereditary, and metabolic. Alex Pascal rated it it was amazing Mar 07, Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local organizinh.

Socio-cultural evolution which means evolutionary change at the social, cultural, or civilisational level, is the most subtle of all, because here there is an inversion or self-reflection, by which the micro-scale evolution now becomes macro-scale evolution. Dec 19, Scott rated it it was amazing.

The contours of this paradigm emerge from the synthesis of a number of important, recently developed concepts, and thw 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. Read more Read less. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

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I have a friend who set aside a winter to read this book properly. Pathetic univedse the current hand-waving taking place in AI particularly the work of Dennett and the Churchlands and the philosophy of mind. However, he hits far more often than he misses, and we are all the poorer for inaccessibility of his work.

Evolution now takes the form of the culture, human society, and the transmission of knowledge from one generation to the next equivalent to Dawkin’s memes. Lists with This Ercih. Erich Jantsch Snippet view – Views Read Edit View history.

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Amazon Advertising Ofganizing, attract, and engage customers. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Each vertical, genetic development is being “processed” in a dense web of horizontal processes.

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