Erich Jantsch. · Rating details · 45 ratings · 5 reviews. The evolution of the universe – ranging from cosmic and biological to sociocultural evolution – is. Wikipedia proved to be an unreliable place to house the contextualized information that I’ve been collecting. Much of the Wikipedia biography that I had been. In existographies, Erich Jantsch () (CR) was an Austrian-born American astrophysicist noted, in hmolscience, for his

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I can only re-emphasize what previous reviews always point out. The question remains—Can we do better this time? Jantsch had started his career as an astronomer at the University of Vienna, where he worked until Here existence and evolution is genetic, hereditary, and metabolic.

The Evolutionary Vision of Erich Jantsch

Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 19 1 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.

Jacob rated it really liked it Jul 23, Jantsch is inspired by and draws on the work of Ilya Prigogine concerning dissipative structures and nonequilibrium states. He made a living and supported his mother “by giving lectures ail over the world, through writing, and by relying on a few friends”. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Refresh and try again. Comment only Whole thread All comments. Selcuk rated it it was amazing Jul 09, Share your feedback on WikiFoundry Central.


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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Michael Dell’orfano rated it really liked it Feb 19, Socio-cultural evolution erkch 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. English Choose a language for shopping.

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The book deals with self-organization as a unifying evolutionary paradigm that incorporates cosmologybiologysociologypsychologyand consciousness. New map options Select map ontology Options Standard default ontology College debate ontology Hypothesis ontology Influence diagram ontology Story ontology Drich to private map.

Paul C rated it really liked it Oct 02, Despite the largely scientific content of [my theory] is humanistic in his outlook, because it is time to end the senseless separation of science and humanism. I guess people couldn’t understand Jantsch. Did you know you can edit the content of this page by clicking EasyEdit? This page was last edited on 12 Septemberat So it’s a dense book, certainly, but is quite breathtaking in its scope.


We mention in passing that Jay Forrester made an action of this kind on his own, by bringing the ” counter-intuitive behavior of social systems ” to the attention of the United States Congress.

The Self-Organizing Universe: Scientific and Human Implications

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This guy was literally decades ahead of his time. 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.

Books by Erich Jantsch. The book, with its emphasis on the interaction of microstructures with the entire biosphere, ecosystems etc.

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Associated Business Programmes Ltd. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. This version of Internet Explorer is no longer supported. Scientific and Human Implications of the Emerging Paradigm of Evolutionwherein he attempts to unify cosmology, biology jantxch, sociologypsychologyand consciousnessaround a mixture of evolution theory and dissipative structures theory. Innovations in Systems Science Mar 25, In existographiesErich Jantsch CR: