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 is inspired by and draws on the work of Ilya Prigogine concerning dissipative structures and nonequilibrium states. Inna Semetsky – – Zygon 44 2: Although superseded by more recent developments in system sciencethis book exerted a very strong influence on me when I read it in the early s, and continues to inspire, because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.

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. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Sign in Create an account. Don Beck Ken Wilber. Jantsch erivh started his career as an astronomer at the University of Vienna, where he worked until Here universs and evolution is genetic, hereditary, and metabolic.

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The book, with its emphasis on the interaction of microstructures with the entire biosphere, ecosystems etc. The evolution of the universe – ranging selg cosmic and biological to sociocultural evolution – is viewed in terms of the unifying paradigm of self-organization.

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Evolutionary Biology in Philosophy of Biology categorize this paper. Rather it is epigenetics, the interaction of the genetic code and the environmental circumstances of the individual organism. Want to Read saving….

The Self-Organizing Universe: Scientific and Human Implications

To ask other readers questions about The Self-Organizing Universeplease sign up. 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. Be the first to ask a question about The Self-Organizing Universe. Cosmology and the Experience of God.


I’ve only just finished the organozing, and already I’m aware that this book was a couple of decades ahead of its time. This now long out of print work deals with self-organization as a unifying evolutionary paradigm that incorporates cosmology, biology, sociology, psychology, and consciousness. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. From the synopsis at Google Books. Monahan – – Sydney, Tidal Publications. Account Options Sign in. Rosemary rated it really liked it Sep 02, Bela Banathy – – World Futures 23 1: This is one of the most profound books I’ve ever read.

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Each vertical, genetic development is being “processed” in a dense web of horizontal processes. A systems approach to Education and Innovation”. History of Western Philosophy. While obviously not the first to present a unified scientific account of the story of creation, it is probably the most ambitious and inspirational, and in my MAK opinion still has not been surpassed in imaginative scope.

Reflections on Theory and Practice. Sign in to use this feature. This leads to a futher enrichment of genetic evolution by epigenetic dimensions.