By E. Jantsch
The evolution of the universe - starting from cosmic and organic to sociocultural evolution - is considered when it comes to the unifying paradigm of self-organization. The contours of this paradigm emerge from the synthesis of a couple of vital, lately constructed recommendations, and supply a systematic starting place to a brand new world-view which emphasizes technique over constitution, nonequilibrium over equilibrium, evolution over permanency, and person creativity over collective stabilization. The e-book, with its emphasis at the interplay of microstructures with the whole biosphere, ecosystems etc., and on how micro- and macrocosmos jointly create the stipulations for his or her additional evolution, offers a entire framework for a deeper knowing of human creativity in a time of transition.
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