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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The Self-Organizing Universe: Scientific and Human Implications by Erich Jantsch

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Jantsch is inspired by and draws on the work of Ilya Prigogine concerning dissipative structures and nonequilibrium states.

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The evolution of the universe – ranging from cosmic and biological to sociocultural evolution – is viewed in terms of the unifying paradigm of self-organization. Anne Mackie rated it really liked it Jan 25, Dec 19, Scott rated it it was amazing. Janet rated it liked it Jan 02, Jantsch had started his career as an astronomer at the University of Vienna, where he worked until Lenoel de Tharzis – – [Edigraf].

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The Self-Organizing Universe: Scientific and Human Implications

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Here existence and evolution is genetic, hereditary, and metabolic. Alex Grey Stuart Davis. Referencing Nobel Prize winning chemist Ilya Prigogine and his work in dissipative structures, order through fluctuation, and process structures, Jantsch walks through the evolution of evolution, the unfolding of the various stages of symmetry breaks in the evolution of complexity in the universe.


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Born in Vienna inJantsch studied physics at the Ericb of Vienna, where he obtained his doctorate in astrophysics in Although superseded by more recent developments in system sciencethis book exerted a very strong influence on me when I read it in the early s, and continues to inspire, because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.

Erich Jantsch – – G. From to Jantsch worked as engineer and physicist in Switzerland.