Erich Jantsch. · Rating details · 45 ratings · 5 reviews. The evolution of the universe – ranging from cosmic and biological to sociocultural evolution – is. Wikipedia proved to be an unreliable place to house the contextualized information that I’ve been collecting. Much of the Wikipedia biography that I had been. In existographies, Erich Jantsch () (CR) was an Austrian-born American astrophysicist noted, in hmolscience, for his

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Jantsch succumbed at the age of 51 to the material and physical hardships that worsened progressively during the last decade of his prolific and still young life.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Ryan Cavalcante rated ericb it was amazing Nov 28, Imagine as an extreme scenario, suitable for a thought experiment if instead of continuing to research and publish and deepen jantssch understanding of systems i.

Charles Szpinda rated it really liked it Mar 29, The experiment in social-systemic evolution that began in the was concluded in At this new macro-level, humans are linked first of all to families the last link of the previous diagramthen to societies, larger cultures, and finally planetary consciousness.

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The world could have been a different place today! In the mids Jantsch’s increasing concern regarding the future led him to study forecasting techniques. Don Beck Ken Wilber.

Photographed for NW Mag in May 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.


Despite the largely scientific content of [my theory] is humanistic in his outlook, because it is time to end the senseless separation of science and humanism. Finally, epigenetic development overtakes genetic development in importance as well as in speed. Paperbackpages.

He was almost 52 and grateful for a very rich, beautiful and complete life.

Unless otherwise notedall text on this page may be used under the terms of a Creative Commons License. This version of Internet Explorer is no longer supported. From the synopsis at Google Books. Born in Vienna inJantsch studied physics at the University of Vienna, where he obtained his doctorate in astrophysics in Jantsch was described as “quiet and modest”, but as an “original polymath and genius” by Ralph H.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. I’ve only just finished the introduction, and already I’m aware that this book was a couple of decades ahead of its time. Threads for this page.

Can’t wait to keep plowing into this book. Retrieved 31 October I am committed to open. Trivia About The Self-Organizi It begins with 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 same time on the micro-scale, pre-biotic dissipative structures lead to prokaryote organismsthen eukaryotesmulticellular life, and so on.

Notably, this was more than three decades after Norbert Wiener presented a passionate argument, in his seminal Cybernetics, why reliance on the market as regulatory mechanism cannot work: Leah Pavasaris rated it it was amazing Dec 06, How people harness their collective wisdom and power to construct the future in co-laboratories of democracy.


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Each vertical, genetic development is being “processed” in a dense web of horizontal processes. Share your feedback on WikiFoundry Central. In the mid s he emigrated to the United States, but did not receive his green card until However, all graphics on this page are copyright their original author or publisher, apart from those indicated to be public domain.

So it’s a dense book, certainly, but is quite breathtaking in its scope. Self-organization and planning in the Life of Human Systems human molecules, pg.

The Evolutionary Vision of Erich Jantsch

Erich Jantsch Who 1 Motivates Hermes from the systems science side. Conversations with Remarkable People pg. Click the button to enter task scheduling information Open. His jahtsch have been scattered over the sea, the cradle of evolution.

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Open Preview See reich Problem? 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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