Reframing complexity : perspectives from the north and south / edited by Fritjof Capra ... [et al.].
Contributor(s): Capra, Fritjof | Institute for the Study of Coherence and Emergence | Instituto de Filosofía (Cuba. Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnología y Medio Ambiente)Material type: TextSeries: Exploring complexity v. 1Publisher: Mansfield, MA ISCE Pub. c2007Description: xix, 254 p. ill. 24 cmISBN: 9780976681465; 0976681463Subject(s): Complexity (Philosophy) -- Congresses | Science -- Philosophy -- Congresses | Ciência (filosofia) | Filosofia da ciênciaDDC classification: 501 Other classification: Dd | 003 | U:d Online resources: Table of contents only
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A selection of papers presented at the first International Seminar on the Philosophical, Epistemological and Methodological Implications of Complexity Theory, held in Jan. 2002 at the Instituto de Filosofía, Havana, Cuba
Includes bibliographical references
Complexity and life / Fritjof Capra -- Ecology, a dialog between the quick and the dead / Robert E. Ulanowicz -- Complexity and environmental education / Carlos J. Delgado Díaz -- Key issues regarding the origin, nature, and evolution of complexity in nature : information as a central concept to understand biological organization / Alvaro Moreno & Kepa Ruiz-Mirazo -- Why we cannot know complex things completely / Paul Cilliers -- From paradigms to figures of thought / Denise Najmanovich -- Complex dynamical systems and the problem of identity / Alicia Juarrero -- Complexity, society, and everyday life / Pedro Sotolongo -- Emergence happens! Misguided paradigms regarding organizational change and the role of complexity and patterns in the change landscape / James Falconer -- Modeling of social organizations : necessity and possibility / Raimundo J. Franco Parellada -- The new complex perspective in economic analysis and business management / Ruth Mateos de Cabo, Elena Olmedo Fernández & Juan Manuel Valderas Jaramillo -- Complexity, ideology, and governance / Roger Strand -- Globalization and the complexity of human dignity / Ken Cole -- The consolations of uncertainty : time, change, and complexity / Carl A. Rubino