Complexity and Postmodernism: Understanding Complex Systems

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Taylor & Francis, Jan 4, 2002 - Philosophy - 176 pages
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In Complexity and Postmodernism, Paul Cilliers explores the idea of complexity in the light of contemporary perspectives from philosophy and science. Cilliers offers us a unique approach to understanding complexity and computational theory by integrating postmodern theory (like that of Derrida and Lyotard) into his discussion. Complexity and Postmodernism is an exciting and an original book that should be read by anyone interested in gaining a fresh understanding of complexity, postmodernism and connectionism.

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Paul Cilliers’s Complexity and Postmodernism lies at the intriguing intersection of philosophy and science. It has long been theorized that the rules and equations that govern scientific processes and ... Read full review

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Very interesting book on complexity. Uses the human brain as main metaphor for complexity, uses neural networks as main model for complexity. Read full review

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Paul Cilliers lectures in philosophy at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.

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