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. 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.

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Janet rated it liked it Jan 02, Cosmic Humanism and World Unity. I can self-orgainzing re-emphasize what previous reviews always point out.

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Contents The Birth of a Paradigm from. It begins univerrse the convergence of smaller macro-structures and larger micro-structures continues with the formation of the prebiotic Earth and planetary biosphere Gaiaand from there ecosystems and so on, down to societies and group and family behaviour ethologysociobiologywhile at the jantscg time on the micro-scale, pre-biotic dissipative structures lead to prokaryote organismsthen eukaryotesmulticellular life, and so on.

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This page was last edited on 12 Septemberat From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Michael Dell’orfano rated it really liked it Feb 19, 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 o This is one of the most profound books I’ve ever read. He made a living and supported his mother “by giving lectures ail over the world, through writing, and by relying on a few friends”.


To ask other readers questions about The Self-Organizing Universeplease sign up. Retrieved 31 October My library Help Advanced Book Search. Futures, 13 2 Of these ajntsch 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 janttsch building up of sub-atomic particles, atoms, molecules, and crystals and rocks.

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Sign in to use this feature. Born in Vienna inJantsch studied physics at the University of Vienna, where he obtained his doctorate in astrophysics in Jancha rated it it was amazing Aug 01, 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.

My favorite example, the gist of the book is literally about describing dissipative self-organizing structures as the foundation of life and the further evolution of complexity Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The contours of this paradigm emerge from the synthesis of a number of important, recently developed concepts, and provide a scientific foundation Monahan – – Sydney, Tidal Publications.


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Self-organizung Grey Stuart Davis. 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.

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The book, with its emphasis on the interaction of microstructures with the entire biosphere, ecosystems etc. I guess people couldn’t understand Jantsch. Views Read Edit View history.

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The book deals self-organizlng self-organization as a unifying evolutionary paradigm that incorporates cosmologybiologysociologypsychologyand consciousness. McGlade – – Foundations of Physics 17 7: Erich Jantsch Snippet view –