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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Return to Jantzch Page. Born in Vienna inJantsch studied physics at the University of Vienna, where he obtained his doctorate in astrophysics in It seems, too, that “The Self-Organizing Universe” was also an early pre-cursor of the “Big History” movement which seeks to take a “Big” look at world history, starting from the Big Bang, moving through evolution, and on to a global perspective on the emergence of civilizations.

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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 Among those insights are the following select few: However, his encapsulation of self-organization and self-similarity is still, in my opinion, one of the more mature and comprehensive treatments on the subjects to date! Explore the Home Gift Guide.

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. Read reviews that mention ilya prigogine self-organizing universe erich jantsch process paradigm systems evolution human important scientific ideas print view across implications science synthesis theories entire library. The book contains some organziing diagrams, but my favourite has to be the one at the bottom of this section, a sort of cosmological equivalent of the tree eeich life!

From inside the book. However, all graphics on this page are copyright their original author or publisher, apart from those indicated to be public domain. Innovations in Systems Science Hardcover: Rather it is epigenetics, the interaction of the genetic code and the environmental circumstances of the individual organism. Long before anyone outside of circumscribed and as-yet unconnected circles had ever mentioned the words “Chaos” or “Dynamical Systems” theory, Jantsch was lucidly and adroitly anticipating some of the most advanced implications of this unborn paradigm.

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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

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.

Juan Carlos rated it it was amazing May 12, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Whether discussing simple inorganic chemical processes or the complexities of cultural revolution, Jantsch’s unifying vision restores to nature the self-directedness and spontaneity which science has denied it univedse the seventeenth century.

From to Jantsch worked as engineer and physicist in Switzerland. Jantsch had started his career as an astronomer at the University of Vienna, where he worked until The End of Certainty. Solutions for a Post-technological Society,p.

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