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The evolution of complexity

the violet book of "Einstein meets Magritte"

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Published by VUB University Press, Kluwer Academic Publishers in Brussels, Dordrecht, Netherlands, Boston, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chaotic behavior in systems -- Congresses,
  • Complexity (Philosophy) -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Francis Heylighen, Johan Bollen and Alexander Riegler.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesEinstein meets Magritte ;, v. 8
    ContributionsHeylighen, Francis., Bollen, Johan., Riegler, Alexander.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ172.5.C45 E945 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 374 p. :
    Number of Pages374
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL39790M
    ISBN 100792357647
    LC Control Number99029565

    Cosmic Evolution: The Rise of Complexity in Nature. Of paramount import, we learned how the evident order and increasing complexity of the many varied, localized structures within the Universe. The chapters come from a Satellite Meeting, "Evolution, Development and Complexity" (EDC) hosted at the Conference on Complex Systems, in Cancun, The contributions have been peer-reviewed and contributors from outside the conference were invited to submit .

    Therefore, natural selection cannot explain evolution towards complexity. This book aims to weave a new theory in which Darwinian evolution remains important, but the evolution towards complexity is guided above all by the evolutionary innovations that individual elements to communicate in better ways. By better understanding economic evolution, Beinhocker writes, we can better understand how to create more wealth. The author shows how complexity economics is turning conventional wisdom on its head in areas ranging from business strategy and organizational design to investment strategy and public policy.

      Ekstig, B. (a). Complexity and evolution: a study of the growth of complexity in organic and cultural evolution. Foundations of Science, 15, – Ekstig, B. (b). Biological and cultural evolution in a common universal trend of increasing complexity. World Futures, 66(6), – Ekstig B. The pattern of life. London: Author. 1) Evolution of Complexity: In a book with Robert Brandon, Biology's First Law, we argue that the complexity of organisms will tend to increase spontaneously in the absence of natural selection and other forces. In evolution, complexity is easy. (And simplicity is hard.).


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