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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Jantsch succumbed at the erihc of 51 to the material and physical hardships that worsened progressively during the last decade of his prolific and still young life. Let us face squarely the fact that Jantsch was given no paid academic job during a decade of his residence in Berkeley—a town considered to be a foremost spawning ground of scientific and philosophical innovations.
The evolution of the universe – ranging from cosmic and biological to sociocultural evolution – is viewed in terms of the ericu paradigm of self-organization. Myo rated it liked it Dec 10, This entry has no external links. View all 9 comments.
I’ve only just finished the introduction, and already I’m aware that this book was a couple of decades ahead of its time. Janet rated it liked it Jan 02, Added to PP index Total downloads 3of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 1 odganizing, of 2, How can I increase my downloads?
The Self-Organizing Universe: Scientific and Human Implications
Here existence and evolution is genetic, hereditary, and metabolic. Sign in Create an account. Although superseded by more recent developments in system sciencethis book exerted a very strong influence on me when I read it in the early s, and continues to inspire, because of Jantsch’s elegant presentation of a big picture worldview.
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Retrieved from ” https: Ryan Cavalcante rated it it was amazing Nov 28, Jantsch was described as “quiet and modest”, but as an “original polymath and genius” by Ralph H. Cosmic Humanism and World Unity.
This is univese of the most profound books I’ve ever read. 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.
The Magician in the World: Request removal from index. Alfonso Montuori – – World Futures 69 The contours of this paradigm emerge from the synthesis of a number of important, recently developed concepts, and provide jntsch scientific foundation to a new world-view which emphasizes process over structure, ericg over equilibrium, evolution over permanency, and individual creativity over collective stabilization.
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Other editions – View all The self-organizing universe: Evolutionary Biology in Philosophy of Biology categorize this paper. Don Beck Ken Wilber. Sign in to use this feature. Apr univere, Miray marked it as to-read Shelves: The contours of this paradigm emerge from frich 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.
Selcuk rated it it was amazing Jul 09, Each vertical, genetic development is being “processed” in a dense web of horizontal processes. Evolutionary Biology in Philosophy of Biology.
Solutions for a Post-technological Society,p. Jantsch in already recognized that it was epigenetics, orgsnizing genetics alone, that makes the difference for organisms. The Birth of a Paradigm from. The Characteristics and Acquisition of Evolutionary Competence. Rather it is epigen I’ve only jxntsch finished the introduction, and already I’m aware that this book was a couple of decades ahead of its time.
Akio rated it it was amazing Feb 06, Jantsch had started his career as an astronomer at the University of Vienna, where he worked until This leads to a futher enrichment of genetic evolution by epigenetic dimensions. At this new macro-level, humans are linked first of all to families sself last link of the previous diagramthen to societies, larger cultures, and finally planetary consciousness. 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.