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At Home in the Universe: The Search for Laws of Self-organization and Complexity

Stuart A. Kauffman - History - 1995 - 321 pages
The author examines the concept of self-organization, or as he calls it "order for free," discussing how it occurs more frequently in nature than originally believed
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The Historic Turn in the Human Sciences

Terrence J. McDonald - History - 1996 - 417 pages
In The Historic Turn in the Human Sciences eleven scholars widely known for their interdisciplinary work investigate one of the most striking developments in the intellectual ...
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Talking Their Way Into Science: Hearing Children's Questions and Theories ...

Karen Gallas - Education - 1995 - 116 pages
Karen Gallas provides us with a window into children’s thinking about the world, enabling us to see how students build complex theories, identify important questions, and begin ...
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Life on a Young Planet: The First Three Billion Years of Evolution on Earth

Andrew H. Knoll - Science - 2003 - 277 pages
Knoll explores the deep history of life from its origins on a young planet to the incredible Cambrian explosion, with the very latest discoveries in paleontology integrated ...
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Responsibility as paradox: a critique of rational discourse on government

Michael M. Harmon - Medical - 1995 - 221 pages
Sponsored by the Public Administration Theory Network and Lewis and Clark College "A masterly philosophical approach to a question that is of particular interest to those ...
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Artificial Life VII: Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on ...

Mark Bedau - Computers - 2000 - 564 pages
The term "artificial life" describes research into synthetic systems that possess some of the essential properties of life. This interdisciplinary field includes biologists ...
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Memoir, Issue 20

Geology - 1991 - 263 pages
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The killing of history: how literary critics and social theorists are ...

Keith Windschuttle - History - 2000 - 372 pages
A huge success in hardcover, The Killing of History argues that history today is in the clutches of literary and social theorists who have little respect for or training in the ...
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The Origin of Wealth: Evolution, Complexity, and the Radical Remaking of ...

Eric D. Beinhocker - Business & Economics - 2006 - 527 pages
In theOrigin of Wealth, Eric Beinhocker offers a thorough and convincing new way to think about economic growth and business management. The author begins by exploring the ...
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