Evolution and Transitions in Complexity: The Science of by Gerard A.J.M Jagers op Akkerhuis

By Gerard A.J.M Jagers op Akkerhuis

This publication discusses a number of contemporary theoretic developments in interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary integration within the box of evolution. While exploring novel perspectives, the textual content continues an in depth hyperlink with essentially the most widely held perspectives on evolution, particularly that of “Darwinian evolution.” 

This paintings places forth a brand new perspective which permits researchers to outline intimately the concept of evolution. To create this conceptual definition, the textual content applies a stringent object-based focus. With this concentration, the editor has been capable of advance an object-based pattern of evolution on the smallest scale. Subsequently, this smallest scale development is used as an leading edge foundation for generalizations. those generalizations create hyperlinks among organic Darwinism and generalized Darwinism. The object-based procedure that was once used to signify ideas within the box of Darwinian evolution additionally allowed for contributions to different issues, comparable to significant evolutionary transitions thought, the definition of existence and the relationships among evolution, self-organization and thermodynamics.

Together, the chapters of this e-book and the multidisciplinary reflections and reviews of assorted experts on those chapters provide an exciting palette of cutting edge ideas.

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