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By Frederic Darbellay, Moira Cockell, Jerome Billotte, Francis Waldvogel

Through a sequence of unique essays, this booklet unites a global crew of well known researchers and educators round the subject of information discussion. Spanning themes from ordinary complexity to neuroscience, from schooling concept to weather swap, from immunology to archaelogy and human migrations, it makes it possible for an environment of confident feedback and permits the ambition to construct a brand new beginning for the transdisciplinary strategy.

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Brown, J. , Enquist, B. J. (2001). A general model for ontogenetic growth, Nature 413, 628-31. Cowan, G. , Meltzer D. (Eds) (1994) Complexity : Metaphors, Models, and Reality : Santa Fe Institute Studies in the Sciences of Complexity Proceedings, Perseus Books. Kohler T. , Gumerman, G. J. (Eds) (2000) Dynamics in Human and Primate Societies : Agent-Based Modeling of Social and Spatial Processes, Oxford University Press.  5NDERSTANDINGAND-ANAGING0LANETARY #OMPLEXITY Summary by Moira Cockell, Francis Walvogel and S.

R. (1997) The Mystery of Consciousness, Granta Books, London. NOTHER Analysis by Frédéric Darbellay of the presentation2 by Jean-Pierre Changeux La science n’a pas la philosophie qu’elle mérite. Gaston Bachelard (1953) Il existera toujours une marge d’incertitude, une frange de remise en question pour toute avancée de la connaissance scientifique. Est-ce une raison pour renoncer à en savoir plus ? Jean-Pierre Changeux (2002) Jean-Pierre Changeux sets out to establish a plausible bridge between the humanities and the neurosciences based on Paul Ricœur’s concept of the capable person, defined as a rational and conscious individual engaged in social relationships and with personal identity, in other words able to perceive of “oneself as another”.

Papineau, D. (2002) Thinking about Consciousness, Oxford University Press, Oxford. Searle, J. R. (1997) The Mystery of Consciousness, Granta Books, London. NOTHER Analysis by Frédéric Darbellay of the presentation2 by Jean-Pierre Changeux La science n’a pas la philosophie qu’elle mérite. Gaston Bachelard (1953) Il existera toujours une marge d’incertitude, une frange de remise en question pour toute avancée de la connaissance scientifique. Est-ce une raison pour renoncer à en savoir plus ? Jean-Pierre Changeux (2002) Jean-Pierre Changeux sets out to establish a plausible bridge between the humanities and the neurosciences based on Paul Ricœur’s concept of the capable person, defined as a rational and conscious individual engaged in social relationships and with personal identity, in other words able to perceive of “oneself as another”.

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