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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Juan Carlos rated it it was amazing May 12, Paul C rated it really liked it Oct 02, It’s a sweeping scientific view of evolution chalk full of fascinating insights based on an orgahizing of non-equilibrium thermodynamic research in the dynamic self-organization of physical, chemical, biological, and social systems. Solutions for a Post-technological Society,p. Here existence and evolution is genetic, hereditary, and metabolic. Born in Vienna inJantsch studied physics at the University of Vienna, where he obtained his doctorate in astrophysics in Rodney Collin – – Distributed in the U.
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From inside the book. He was almost 52 and grateful for a very rich, beautiful and complete life. However, all graphics on this page are copyright their original author or publisher, apart from those indicated to be public domain.
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The Self-Organizing Universe: Scientific and Human Implications
Cosmic Evolution, Atechnogenesis, and Technocultural Civilization. Bela Banathy – – World Futures 23 1: Subsequently he did a post-doctorate study at the Indiana University Bloomington another year.
Pergamon Press- Philosophy – pages. Jantsch is inspired by and draws on the work of Ilya Prigogine concerning dissipative structures organiziing nonequilibrium states. Sign in Create an account. The Characteristics and Acquisition of Evolutionary Competence.
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.
While obviously not the first to present a unified scientific account of the story of creation, it is probably the most ambitious and inspirational, and in my MAK opinion still has not been surpassed in imaginative scope. Man, the Universe, and Cosmic Mystery. I can only re-emphasize what previous reviews always point out. Rather it is epigen I’ve only just finished the introduction, and already I’m aware that this book was a couple of decades ahead of its time.
Alex Pascal rated it it was amazing Mar 07, Unless otherwise notedall text on this page may be used under the terms of a Creative Commons License. Erich Jantsch 8 January — 12 December was an Austrian-born American astrophysicistengineer, educator, author,  consultant and futurist, especially known for his work in the social systems design movement in Europe in the s.
The Self-Organizing Universe: Scientific and Human Implications by Erich Jantsch
Finally, epigenetic development overtakes genetic development in importance as well as in speed. Now out of print for many years, The Self-organizing Universe has been influential among interdisciplinary proponents of biomimicry alternatives to understanding science like holismco-evolutionand self-organization. The Spirit of Evolution. Seof it’s a dense book, certainly, but is quite breathtaking in its scope. My favorite example, the gist of the book is literally about describing dissipative self-organizing structures orgabizing the foundation of life and the further evolution of complexity Selcuk rated univrse it was amazing Jul 09, I’ve only just finished the introduction, and already I’m aware that this book was a couple of decades ahead of its time.
Muhammad Banna rated it it was amazing Dec 28, No trivia or quizzes yet. Leah Pavasaris rated it it was amazing Dec 06, I guess people couldn’t understand Jantsch.
Each involves feedback between the macro and micro scales and vice-versa, so for example photosynthesis and respiration by prokaryotes alters the atmospheric and chemical conditions of the Earth which in turn maintain optimal homeostasis for life Gaia hypothesis. Views Read Edit View history.
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