Worlds Hidden in Plain Sight: The Evolving Idea of Complexity at the Santa Fe Institute, 1984-2019

Author:   David C Krakauer
Publisher:   Santa Fe Institute of Science
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9781947864146


Pages:   398
Publication Date:   17 May 2019
Format:   Hardback
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Worlds Hidden in Plain Sight: The Evolving Idea of Complexity at the Santa Fe Institute, 1984-2019


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Over the last three decades, the Santa Fe Institute and its network of researchers have been pursuing a revolution in science. Ignoring the boundaries of disciplines and schools and searching for novel fundamental ideas, theories, and practices, this international community integrates the full range of scientific inquiries that will help us to understand and survive on a complex planet. This volume collects essays from the past thirty years of research, in which contributors explain in clear and accessible language many of the deepest challenges and insights of complexity science. Explore the evolution of complex systems science with chapters from Nobel Laureates Murray Gell-Mann and Kenneth Arrow, as well as numerous pioneering complexity researchers, including John Holland, Brian Arthur, Robert May, Richard Lewontin, Jennifer Dunne, and Geoffrey West.

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Author:   David C Krakauer
Publisher:   Santa Fe Institute of Science
Imprint:   Santa Fe Institute of Science
Dimensions:   Width: 15.20cm , Height: 2.50cm , Length: 22.90cm
Weight:   0.735kg
ISBN:  

9781947864146


ISBN 10:   1947864149
Pages:   398
Publication Date:   17 May 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
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David C. Krakauer is the president and William H. Miller Professor of Complex Systems at the Santa Fe Institute. An evolutionary biologist by training, he served as the founding director of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery and currently co-directs the Collective Computation Group.

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