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Up to five references per scholar, with links to author publication lists where available. Alpha by author surname.
  
 
[http://www.allisongroup.com/Who_We_Are/who_we_are.html '''Mary Ann Allison'''], author and scholar of complexity and evolutionary process in '''sociology''' and '''culture'''.  
 
[http://www.allisongroup.com/Who_We_Are/who_we_are.html '''Mary Ann Allison'''], author and scholar of complexity and evolutionary process in '''sociology''' and '''culture'''.  
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:William_R._Buckley '''William R. Buckley'''], author and scholar of '''machine self-replication''' and '''machine ontogeny'''.
 
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:William_R._Buckley '''William R. Buckley'''], author and scholar of '''machine self-replication''' and '''machine ontogeny'''.
 
* Buckley, W.R. (2008) [http://www.mitpressjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1162/biot.2008.3.1.3 Computational Ontogeny]. ''Biological Theory'' 3(1):3-6.
 
* Buckley, W.R. (2008) [http://www.mitpressjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1162/biot.2008.3.1.3 Computational Ontogeny]. ''Biological Theory'' 3(1):3-6.
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Christian_(historian) '''David Christian'''], historian, scholar and leading advocate of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_History '''big history'''], the multidiscipinary history of the universe from birth to the present day.
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* Christian, D. (2004/2011) [http://www.amazon.com/Maps-Time-Introduction-History-California/dp/0520271440 ''Maps of Time: An Introduction to Big History''], University of California Press.
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* Christian, D. (2007) [http://www.amazon.com/This-Fleeting-World-History-Humanity/dp/1933782048 ''This Fleeting World: A Short History of Humanity''], Berkshire Publishing.
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* Christian, D. (2008) [http://escholarship.org/uc/item/3062j4rm A Single Historical Continuum]. ''Cliodynamics'' 2:6–26.
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* Christian, D. (2010) [http://www.thegreatstory.org/universal-history.pdf The Return of Universal History]. ''History and Theory, Theme Issue'', 49:5-26, Dec 2010, ISSN 0018-2656.
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* Christian, D. (2012) [http://www.thesolutionsjournal.com/node/1066 Big History for the Era of Climate Change]. ''Solutions: For a Sustainable and Desirable Future'' 3:2, Mar 2012.
  
 
[http://www.aob.bg.ac.yu/~mcirkovic/ '''Milan Cirkovic'''], astrophysicist and scholar in '''cosmology''', '''astrobiology''', '''philosophy of science''' and '''futures studies'''.
 
[http://www.aob.bg.ac.yu/~mcirkovic/ '''Milan Cirkovic'''], astrophysicist and scholar in '''cosmology''', '''astrobiology''', '''philosophy of science''' and '''futures studies'''.
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* Cash, R.; Chaline, J.; Nottale, L. & Grou, P. (2002). Développement humain et loi log-périodique (Human development and log-periodic laws). ''Comptes Rendus Biologies'' 325(5):585-590.
 
* Cash, R.; Chaline, J.; Nottale, L. & Grou, P. (2002). Développement humain et loi log-périodique (Human development and log-periodic laws). ''Comptes Rendus Biologies'' 325(5):585-590.
  
[http://www.iamscientist.com/people/jcoffman '''James A. Coffman'''], developmental biologist and scholar interested in the relationship between '''development''' and '''causality'''.<BR>
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[http://mdibl.org/faculty/james-a-coffman/ '''James A. Coffman'''], developmental biologist and scholar interested in the relationship between '''development''' and '''causality'''.<BR>
* Coffman, J.A. (2005) On reductionism, organicism, somatic mutations and cancer. ''Bioessays'' 27:459; author reply, 460–461.
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* Coffman, J.A. (2006) [http://www.researchgate.net/publication/233834867_Developmental_Ascendency_From_Bottom-up_to_Top-down_Control Developmental ascendancy: from bottom-up to top-down control]. ''Biological Theory'' 1(2):165-178.
* Coffman, J.A. (2006) [http://www.mitpressjournals.org/doi/pdf/10.1162/biot.2006.1.2.165 Developmental Ascendancy: From Bottom-up to Top-down Control]. ''Biological Theory'' 1(2):165-178.
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* Coffman, J.A. (2009) [http://www.philosophypathways.com/newsletter/issue144.html On the subjective nature of reality, and its relationship to the objective reality of nature]. ''Philosophy Pathways'' 144.
* Coffman, J.A. (2009) [http://www.philosophypathways.com/newsletter/issue144.html On the subjective nature of reality, and its relationship to the objective reality of nature]. ''Philossophy Pathways'' 144.
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* Coffman, J.A. (2011) [http://www.mdpi.com/2078-2489/2/1/102/pdf Information as a manifestation of development]. ''Information'' 2(1):102-116.
* Coffman, J.A. (2010) [http://www.mdpi.com/2078-2489/2/1/102/pdf Information as a manifestation of development]. ''Information'' 2(1):102-116.
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* Coffman, J.A. (2011) [http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780444520760500109 On causality in nonlinear complex systems: the developmentalist perspective].  In: C. Hooker (ed.) [http://www.amazon.com/Philosophy-Complex-Systems-Handbook-Science/dp/0444520767 ''Philosophy of Complex Systems''], pp. 287-309. Elsevier.
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* Coffman, J.A. and Mikulecky, D.C. (2012) [http://emergentpublications.com/catalog_detail.aspx?Value=100 ''Global Insanity: How Homo sapiens Lost Touch with Reality while Transforming the World'']. Emergent Publications.
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* Coffman, J.A. (2014) [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4392722/ On the meaning of chance in biology]. ''Biosemiotics'' 7(3): 377-388.
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* Coffman, J.A. and Mikulecky, D.C. (2015) [http://www.cosmosandhistory.org/index.php/journal/article/viewFile/467/774 Global Insanity Redux]. ''Cosmos and History'' 11(1): 1-14
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Corning '''Peter A. Corning'''], biologist, complex systems scholar, author of books and papers on the role of '''synergy''' in biological and human evolution. <BR>
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* Corning, P.A. (2007) [http://evodevouniverse.com/uploads/7/7e/Corning%2C_P.A._2007._%E2%80%9CSynergy_Goes_to_War_A_Bioeconomic_Theory_of_Collective_Violence.pdf Synergy Goes to War A Bioeconomic Theory of Collective Violence]. ''Journal of Bioeconomics'' 9 (2): 109–144.
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* Corning, P.A. (2007) [http://evodevouniverse.com/uploads/1/12/Corning._P.A.%2C_2007%2C_%E2%80%9CControl_Information_Theory_The_%E2%80%98missing_Link%E2%80%99_in_the_Science_of_Cybernetics.%E2%80%9D.pdf Control Information Theory: The ‘missing Link’ in the Science of Cybernetics]. ''Systems Research and Behavioral Science'' 24 (3): 297–311. doi:10.1002/sres.808.
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* Corning, P.A. (2008) [http://evodevouniverse.com/uploads/8/8b/Corning_2008_Holistic_Darwinism_The_New_Evolutionary_Paradigm_And_Some_Implications_for_the_Social_Sciences.pdf Holistic Darwinism: The New Evolutionary Paradigm and Some Implications for Political Science]. '' Politics and the Life Sciences'' 27 (1): 22–54. doi:10.2990/27_1_22.
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* Corning, P.A. (2010) [http://evodevouniverse.com/uploads/5/5b/Corning_2010_The_Re-Emergence_of_Emergence%2C_And_the_Causal_Role_of_Synergy_In_Emergent_Evolution.pdf The Re-emergence of Emergence, and the Causal Role of Synergy in Emergent Evolution]. ''Synthese'': 1–23.
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* Corning, P.A. (2011) [http://evodevouniverse.com/uploads/4/4b/Corning%2C_P.A._2011%2C_The_Fairness_Instinct.pdf The Fairness Instinct]. ''The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 24, sec. The Chronicle Review''. ([http://chronicle.com/article/The-Fairness-Instinctthe/127213/ The Chronicle Review]).
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[http://anthropology.berkeley.edu/users/terrence-w-deacon '''Terrence W. Deacon'''], anthropologist, scholar in '''brain evolution and development, origins of language, bio-cultural evolution,''' and '''emergence.''' <BR>
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* Deacon, T.W. (1997) [http://www.amazon.com/Symbolic-Species-Co-evolution-Language-Brain/dp/0393317544 ''The Symbolic Species: The Co-evolution of Language and the Brain''], W.W. Norton.
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* Deacon, T.W. (2006) [http://anthropology.berkeley.edu/sites/default/files/BioTheory2006_Deacon.pdf Reciprocal linkage between self-organizing processes is sufficient for self-reproduction and evolvability]. ''Biological Theory'' 1(2):136-149.
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* Deacon, T.W. (2010) [http://anthropology.berkeley.edu/sites/default/files/WhatIsMissingFromInfo.pdf What’s missing from theories of information?] In: Paul Davies and Niels Henrik Gregersen (Eds.), ''Information and the Nature of Reality: From Physics to Metaphysics,'' Cambridge U. Press, pp. 146-169.
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* Deacon, T.W. (2011) [http://www.amazon.com/Incomplete-Nature-Mind-Emerged-Matter/dp/0393049914 ''Incomplete Nature: How Mind Emerged From Matter''], W.W. Norton.
  
 
[http://www.joelderosnay.com/ '''Joël de Rosnay'''], systems theorist, futurist, [http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_ss_b/104-7053704-1320736?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=joel+de+rosnay&x=0&y=0/ prolific author], and scholar in '''symbiosis''' and '''computer science'''.<BR>
 
[http://www.joelderosnay.com/ '''Joël de Rosnay'''], systems theorist, futurist, [http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_ss_b/104-7053704-1320736?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=joel+de+rosnay&x=0&y=0/ prolific author], and scholar in '''symbiosis''' and '''computer science'''.<BR>
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[http://www.orgs-evolution-knowledge.net '''William P. Hall'''], evolutionary biologist and organization theorist focusing on '''autopoiesis''', '''emergence''', and '''knowledge'''.<BR>
 
[http://www.orgs-evolution-knowledge.net '''William P. Hall'''], evolutionary biologist and organization theorist focusing on '''autopoiesis''', '''emergence''', and '''knowledge'''.<BR>
* Hall, W.P. (2006) [http://www.orgs-evolution-knowledge.net/Index/DocumentKMOrgTheoryPapers/Hall2006EmergenceGrowthKnowledgeDiversity(NetPaper).doc Emergence and growth of knowledge and diversity in hierarchically complex living systems]. Workshop "Selection, Self-Organization and Diversity CSIRO Centre for Complex Systems Science and ARC Complex Open Systems Network, Katoomba, NSW, Australia 17-18 May 2006. Rev 4, 3 November 2006.
 
 
* Hall, W.P. (2006) [http://www.orgs-evolution-knowledge.net/Index/DocumentKMOrgTheoryPapers/Hall2006ToolsExtendHumanOrgCognitionRevToolsCogRevs.pdf Tools extending human and organizational cognition: revolutionary tools and cognitive revolutions]. Sixth International Conference on Knowledge, Culture and Change in Organisations, Prato, Italy, 11-14 July 2006. International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management 6, 10 pp.
 
* Hall, W.P. (2006) [http://www.orgs-evolution-knowledge.net/Index/DocumentKMOrgTheoryPapers/Hall2006ToolsExtendHumanOrgCognitionRevToolsCogRevs.pdf Tools extending human and organizational cognition: revolutionary tools and cognitive revolutions]. Sixth International Conference on Knowledge, Culture and Change in Organisations, Prato, Italy, 11-14 July 2006. International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management 6, 10 pp.
* Hall, W.P., Dalmaris, P., Else, S., Martin, C.P., Philp, W.R. (2007) [http://www.orgs-evolution-knowledge.net/Index/DocumentKMOrgTheoryPapers/HallEtAl2007TimeValueofKnowledgeACKMIDS.pdf Time value of knowledge: time-based frameworks for valuing knowledge]. 10th Australian Conference for Knowledge Management and Intelligent Decision Support Melbourne, 10 – 11 December 2007; [http://www.orgs-evolution-knowledge.net/Index/DocumentKMOrgTheoryPapers/OASISSeminar27July2007WEB.pps OASIS Seminar Presentation], Department of Information Systems, University of Melbourne, 27 July 2007.
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* Hall, W.P. (2010) [http://www.orgs-evolution-knowledge.net/Index/EvolBiolPapers/Content/Hall2010ChromosomeVariationGenomicsSpeciationEvolutionSceloporusLizards.pdf Chromosome variation, genomics, speciation and evolution in ''Sceloporus'' lizards]. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 127(2-4): 143-165 (DOI:10.1159/000304050).
* Hall, W.P. (2010) [http://www.orgs-evolution-knowledge.net/Index/EvolBiolPapers/Content/Hall2010ChromosomeVariationGenomicsSpeciationEvolutionSceloporusLizards.pdf Chromosome variation, genomics, speciation and evolution in ''Sceloporus'' lizards]. Cytogenetic and Genome Research (DOI:10.1159/000304050).
 
 
* Hall, W.P., Nousala S. (2010) [http://www.orgs-evolution-knowledge.net/Index/DocumentKMOrgTheoryPapers/HallNousala2010AutopoiesisCognitionKnowledgeSelfSustainingOrganizations(final).pdf Autopoiesis and knowledge in self-sustaining organizational systems]. Social and Organizational Informatics and Cybernetics, June 29th - July 2nd, 2010 – Orlando, Florida, USA.
 
* Hall, W.P., Nousala S. (2010) [http://www.orgs-evolution-knowledge.net/Index/DocumentKMOrgTheoryPapers/HallNousala2010AutopoiesisCognitionKnowledgeSelfSustainingOrganizations(final).pdf Autopoiesis and knowledge in self-sustaining organizational systems]. Social and Organizational Informatics and Cybernetics, June 29th - July 2nd, 2010 – Orlando, Florida, USA.
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* Hall, W.P., Else, S., Martin, C., Philp, W. (2011) [http://kororoit.org/PDFs/WorkingPapers/HallEtAl-Working0001.pdf Time-Based Frameworks for Valuing Knowledge: Maintaining Strategic Knowledge]. Kororoit Institute Working Papers No. 1: 1-28.
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* Hall, W.P. (2011) [http://kororoit.org/PDFs/WorkingPapers/Hall-Working0002.pdf Physical Basis for the Emergence of Autopoiesis, Cognition and Knowledge]. Kororoit Institute Working Papers No. 2: 1-63.
  
 
[http://billharms.home.comcast.net/~billharms/index2.html '''William F. Harms'''], philosopher and scholar in '''cultural evolution''', '''information''', and '''moral ecologies'''.
 
[http://billharms.home.comcast.net/~billharms/index2.html '''William F. Harms'''], philosopher and scholar in '''cultural evolution''', '''information''', and '''moral ecologies'''.
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[http://www.wisdom.weizmann.ac.il/math/profile04/scientists/holcman-prof04.html '''David Holcman'''], mathematician and computational biologist modeling '''microstructures in biological systems'''.<BR>
 
[http://www.wisdom.weizmann.ac.il/math/profile04/scientists/holcman-prof04.html '''David Holcman'''], mathematician and computational biologist modeling '''microstructures in biological systems'''.<BR>
 
* Holcman, D., Kasatkin, V. & Prochiantz, A. (2007) Modeling homeoprotein intercellular transfer unveils a parsimonious mechanism for gradient and boundary formation in early brain development. ''Journal of Theoretical Biology'' 249:503-517.
 
* Holcman, D., Kasatkin, V. & Prochiantz, A. (2007) Modeling homeoprotein intercellular transfer unveils a parsimonious mechanism for gradient and boundary formation in early brain development. ''Journal of Theoretical Biology'' 249:503-517.
 
[http://hypercycle.nl/about_me.php '''Gerard Jagers op Akkerhuis'''], entomologist, ecotoxicologist, scholar in '''evolution''' and '''hierarchy theory'''.
 
* Jagers op Akkerhuis, G.A.J.M., van Straalen, N.M. (1999) [http://www.hypercycle.nl/pdf/Worldf1999.pdf ''Operators, the Lego-bricks of nature, evolutionary transitions from fermions to neural networks.''] ''World Futures: The Journal of General Evolution'' 53:329-345.
 
* Jagers op Akkerhuis, G.A.J.M. (2001) [http://www.hypercycle.nl/pdf/Acta2001.pdf ''Extrapolating a hierarchy of building block systems towards future neural network organisms.''] ''Acta Biotheoretica'' 49:171-189.
 
* Jagers op Akkerhuis, G.A.J.M. (2001) [http://www.hypercycle.nl/pdf/Kennisd2001.pdf ''Technische intelligentie is volgend stadium in de evolutie.''] ''Essaybundel Kennisdissiminatie''.
 
* Jagers op Akkerhuis, G.A.J.M. (2008) [http://www.hypercycle.nl/pdf/Brv2008.pdf  ''Analysing hierarchy in the organization of biological and physical systems.''] ''Biological Reviews'' 83:1–12.
 
  
 
[http://interdevelopmentals.org/about-otto-laske.php '''Otto Laske'''], composer, artist, '''epistemologist''', '''psychologist''', founder of the [http://www.interdevelopmentals.org Interdevelopmental Institute].
 
[http://interdevelopmentals.org/about-otto-laske.php '''Otto Laske'''], composer, artist, '''epistemologist''', '''psychologist''', founder of the [http://www.interdevelopmentals.org Interdevelopmental Institute].
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* Luminet, J.P., Weeks, J.R., Riazuelo, A., Lehoucq, R. and Uzan,J.P. (2003) [http://arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph/0310253v1 Dodecahedral space topology as an explanation for weak wide-angle temperature correlations in the cosmic microwave background]. ''Nature'' 425(6958):593-595. doi:10.1038/nature01944.  
 
* Luminet, J.P., Weeks, J.R., Riazuelo, A., Lehoucq, R. and Uzan,J.P. (2003) [http://arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph/0310253v1 Dodecahedral space topology as an explanation for weak wide-angle temperature correlations in the cosmic microwave background]. ''Nature'' 425(6958):593-595. doi:10.1038/nature01944.  
 
* Luminet, J.P. (2007) [http://www.amazon.com/Wraparound-Universe-Jean-Pierre-Luminet/dp/1568813090 ''The Wraparound Universe''], AK Peters.
 
* Luminet, J.P. (2007) [http://www.amazon.com/Wraparound-Universe-Jean-Pierre-Luminet/dp/1568813090 ''The Wraparound Universe''], AK Peters.
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[http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Claudio_Flores_Martinez '''Claudio L. Flores Martinez'''], astrobiologist studying '''Cosmic Convergent Evolution (CCE)''' and its implications for systems engineering approaches in space mission design. <BR>
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* Flores Martinez, Claudio L. (2015) [http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0094576514004457 Convergent evolution and the search for biosignatures within the solar system and beyond]. ''Acta Astronautica'' doi:10.1016/j.actaastro.2014.11.013
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* Flores Martinez, Claudio L. (2014) [http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0094576514003208 SETI in the light of cosmic convergent evolution]. ''Acta Astronautica'' 104(1)341-349. doi:10.1016/j.actaastro.2014.08.013
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* Flores Martinez, Claudio L. (2014) [http://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/icyworlds2014/pdf/4040.pdf Bioluminescence: A potentially convergent signature of life in future exploration of Europa's subsurface ocean]. Abstract, Workshop on the Habitability of Icy Worlds (2014).
  
 
[http://www.dichotomistic.com/about_intro.html '''John McCrone'''], science writer and researcher in '''hierarchy theory''', '''logic''' and '''mind science'''.
 
[http://www.dichotomistic.com/about_intro.html '''John McCrone'''], science writer and researcher in '''hierarchy theory''', '''logic''' and '''mind science'''.
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* Prochiantz, A. (2000) [http://www.amazon.fr/Machine-esprit-Alain-Prochiantz/dp/2738109160 ''(On the Development of) Machine-Esprit''], Odile Jacob, 213 p.
 
* Prochiantz, A. (2000) [http://www.amazon.fr/Machine-esprit-Alain-Prochiantz/dp/2738109160 ''(On the Development of) Machine-Esprit''], Odile Jacob, 213 p.
 
* Kasatkin, V., Prochiantz, A. & Holcman, D. (2008) Morphogenetic gradients and the stability of boundaries between neighbouring morphogenetic regions. ''Bulletin of Mathematical Biology'' 70:156-178.
 
* Kasatkin, V., Prochiantz, A. & Holcman, D. (2008) Morphogenetic gradients and the stability of boundaries between neighbouring morphogenetic regions. ''Bulletin of Mathematical Biology'' 70:156-178.
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[http://www.bgu.ac.il/~pross/ '''Addy Pross'''], theoretical and physical organic chemist, scholar in '''origin of life''', '''chemical evolution''', and '''dynamic kinetic stability'''.
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* Pross, A. (1995) [http://www.amazon.com/Theoretical-Physical-Principles-Organic-Reactivity/dp/0471555991 ''Theoretical and Physical Principles of Organic Reactivity''], Wiley.
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* Pross, A. (2011) [http://www.bgu.ac.il/~pross/PDF-11.pdf Toward a general theory of evolution: Extending Darwinian theory to inanimate matter.] ''J Systems Chem.'' 2:1
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* Pross, A. (2012) [http://www.amazon.com/dp/0199641013 ''What is Life? How Chemistry becomes Biology''], Oxford. [http://www.pagepress.org/journals/index.php/eb/article/view/eb.2013.br1/3833 Review]
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* Pross, A. (2013) [http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00239-013-9556-1 The Evolutionary Origin of Biological Function and Complexity.] ''J. Mol. Evol.'' 76.
  
 
[http://www.nbi.dk/~natphil/salthe/ '''Stanley N. Salthe'''], theoretical biologist, scholar in '''developmentalism''', '''thermodynamics''', '''ecology''' and '''natural philosophy'''.
 
[http://www.nbi.dk/~natphil/salthe/ '''Stanley N. Salthe'''], theoretical biologist, scholar in '''developmentalism''', '''thermodynamics''', '''ecology''' and '''natural philosophy'''.
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* Smart, J.M. (2002) [http://www.accelerating.org/articles/answeringfermiparadox.html Answering the Fermi Paradox: Exploring the Mechanisms of Universal Transcension], ''J. of Evol. and Technology'', June 2002.
 
* Smart, J.M. (2002) [http://www.accelerating.org/articles/answeringfermiparadox.html Answering the Fermi Paradox: Exploring the Mechanisms of Universal Transcension], ''J. of Evol. and Technology'', June 2002.
 
* Smart, J.M. (2008) [http://accelerating.org/downloads/SmartEvoDevoUniv2008.pdf Evo Devo Universe? A Framework for Speculations on Cosmic Culture]. In: ''Cosmos and Culture'', Steven J. Dick and Mark Lupisella (Eds.), NASA Press.  
 
* Smart, J.M. (2008) [http://accelerating.org/downloads/SmartEvoDevoUniv2008.pdf Evo Devo Universe? A Framework for Speculations on Cosmic Culture]. In: ''Cosmos and Culture'', Steven J. Dick and Mark Lupisella (Eds.), NASA Press.  
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* Smart, J.M. (2011) [http://www.accelerating.org/articles/transcensionhypothesis.html The Transcension Hypothesis], ''Acta Astronautica'', 2012 (in press).
  
 
[http://www.historycooperative.org/journals/whc/2.2/spier.html '''Fred Spier'''], anthropologist, scholar of '''big history (cosmic origins to modern society)'''.
 
[http://www.historycooperative.org/journals/whc/2.2/spier.html '''Fred Spier'''], anthropologist, scholar of '''big history (cosmic origins to modern society)'''.
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[http://evodevouniverse.com/wiki/index.php/Cl%C3%A9ment_Vidal '''Clement Vidal'''], philosopher and systems theorist studying '''evolutionary cosmology'''.<BR>
 
[http://evodevouniverse.com/wiki/index.php/Cl%C3%A9ment_Vidal '''Clement Vidal'''], philosopher and systems theorist studying '''evolutionary cosmology'''.<BR>
* Vidal, C. (2007) [http://cogprints.org/6048/ An Enduring Philosophical Agenda. Worldview Construction as a Philosophical Method]. Submitted for publication.
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* Vidal, C. (2008) [[Media:EDU-poster.pdf|Evo Devo Universe: towards a biological paradigm for cosmology]] (PDF, 4 MB) Poster presented at the 401. WE-Heraeus-Seminar. Evolution and Physics - Concepts, Models and Applications (21-23 January 2008 at the Physikzentrum Bad Honnef, Germany).  
* Vidal, C. (2008) [[Media:EDU-poster.pdf|Evo Devo Universe: towards a biological paradigm for cosmology]] (PDF, 4 MB) Poster presented at the 401. WE-Heraeus-Seminar. Evolution and Physics - Concepts, Models and Applications (21-23 January 2008 at the Physikzentrum Bad Honnef, Germany).
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* Vidal, C. (2013) [http://arxiv.org/abs/1301.1648 The Beginning and the End: The Meaning of Life in a Cosmological Perspective] PhD Thesis, defended at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 352 pages.  
* Vidal, C. (2008) [http://arxiv.org/abs/0803.1087 The Future of Scientific Simulations: from Artificial Life to Artificial Cosmogenesis]. In ''Death And Anti-Death, Volume 6: Thirty Years After Kurt Gödel (1906-1978)''. In press., ed. Charles Tandy.
 
* Vidal, C. (2008) [http://evodevouniverse.com/EDU2008Papers/VidalBiologicalComputationalAnalogiesFineTuningEDU2008.pdf Computational and biological analogies for understanding fine tuned parameters in physics] To appear in ''Foundations of Science, Special Issue of the Conference on the Evolution and Development of the Universe, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris 8-9 Oct., 2008''.
 
  
 
[http://www.learndev.org/People/JanVisser/Index.html '''Jan Visser'''], physicist and cog. scientist, scholar in '''learning development''' from '''evolutionary and ecological perspectives'''.
 
[http://www.learndev.org/People/JanVisser/Index.html '''Jan Visser'''], physicist and cog. scientist, scholar in '''learning development''' from '''evolutionary and ecological perspectives'''.
 
* Visser, J. and Visser-Valfrey, M. eds. (2008) [http://www.learndev.org/learnland2008.html ''Learners in a Changing Learning Landscape''], Springer, 316pp.
 
* Visser, J. and Visser-Valfrey, M. eds. (2008) [http://www.learndev.org/learnland2008.html ''Learners in a Changing Learning Landscape''], Springer, 316pp.
  
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[http://www.kli.ac.at/theorylab/AuthPage/W/WeberBH.html '''Bruce H. Weber'''], professor of biochemistry emeritus, and scholar in '''evolution, development, self-organization, natural selection, learning''' and '''complex systems.'''
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* Weber, B.H., Depew, D.J., Smith, J.D. (eds.) (1988) [http://mitpress.mit.edu/catalog/item/default.asp?ttype=2&tid=10411 ''Entropy, Information and Evolution''], MIT Press.
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* Depew, D.J. and Weber, B.H. (1995) [http://mitpress.mit.edu/catalog/item/default.asp?ttype=2&tid=6852 ''Darwinism Evolving: System Dynamics and the Genealogy of Natural Selection''], MIT Press.
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* Weber, B.H. (1998) Emergence of life and biological selection from the perspective of complex systems dynamics. In: G. van de Vijver, S.N. Salthe, and M. Delpos (eds.) ''Evolutionary Systems: Biological and Epistemological Perspectives on Selection and Self-Organization'', Kluwer.
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* Weber, B.H. and Depew D.J. (2003) [http://mitpress.mit.edu/catalog/item/default.asp?ttype=2&tid=9629 ''Evolution and Learning: The Baldwin Effect Reconsidered''], MIT Press.
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* Weber, B.H. (2003/2008) [http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/life/ Life]. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
  
 
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[http://osiris.rutgers.edu/BuzsakiHP/Personnel/Members/Buzsaki/buzsaki.html '''Gyorgy Buzsaki'''], neuroscientist, leading scholar in '''self-organization''' and '''neural synchronization'''.
 
[http://osiris.rutgers.edu/BuzsakiHP/Personnel/Members/Buzsaki/buzsaki.html '''Gyorgy Buzsaki'''], neuroscientist, leading scholar in '''self-organization''' and '''neural synchronization'''.
 
* Buzsaki, G. (2006) [http://www.amazon.com/Rhythms-Brain-Gyorgy-Buzsaki/dp/0195301064/ ''Rhythms of the Brain''], Oxford U. Press, 464pp.
 
* Buzsaki, G. (2006) [http://www.amazon.com/Rhythms-Brain-Gyorgy-Buzsaki/dp/0195301064/ ''Rhythms of the Brain''], Oxford U. Press, 464pp.
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_L._Carneiro '''Robert L. Carniero'''], anthropologist and scholar of '''social evolution''' and '''social complexity'''.
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* Carneiro, R. L. (2000) The Transition From Quantity to Quality: A Neglected Causal Mechanism in Accounting for Social Evolution. ''Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences'' 97:12926-12931.
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* Carneiro, R. L. (2003) ''Evolutionism in Cultural Anthropology: A Critical History'', Westview Press.
  
 
[http://www.tufts.edu/as/wright_center/eric/ericpage.html '''Eric J. Chaisson'''], educator and astrophysicist, scholar in the '''origin, evolution, and unification of universal complexity'''.  
 
[http://www.tufts.edu/as/wright_center/eric/ericpage.html '''Eric J. Chaisson'''], educator and astrophysicist, scholar in the '''origin, evolution, and unification of universal complexity'''.  
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[http://www.math.ksu.edu/main/contact_info/personnel_detail?person_id=1330 '''Louis Crane'''], mathematician, scholar in '''geometric topology, quantum field theory''' and proposer of the [[meduso-anthropic principle|'''meduso-anthropic principle''']].
 
[http://www.math.ksu.edu/main/contact_info/personnel_detail?person_id=1330 '''Louis Crane'''], mathematician, scholar in '''geometric topology, quantum field theory''' and proposer of the [[meduso-anthropic principle|'''meduso-anthropic principle''']].
 
* Crane, L. (1994) [http://arxiv.org/PS_cache/hep-th/pdf/9402/9402104v1.pdf Possible Implications of the Quantum Theory of Gravity: An Introduction to the Meduso-Anthropic Principle], arXiv:hep-th/9402104v1<BR>
 
* Crane, L. (1994) [http://arxiv.org/PS_cache/hep-th/pdf/9402/9402104v1.pdf Possible Implications of the Quantum Theory of Gravity: An Introduction to the Meduso-Anthropic Principle], arXiv:hep-th/9402104v1<BR>
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eric_Davidson '''Eric. H. Davidson'''], developmental biologist, pioneer in '''gene regulatory networks''' in '''embryogenesis''' and '''evolution'''.
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* Davidson, E.H. (2006) [http://www.amazon.com/Regulatory-Genome-Networks-Development-Evolution/dp/0120885638 ''The Regulatory Genome: Gene Regulatory Networks in Development and Evolution''], Academic Press.
  
 
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christian_de_Duve '''Christian De Duve'''], eminent biochemist and cytologist, scholar of '''endosymbiosis''' and '''biogenesis as a cosmic imperative'''.
 
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christian_de_Duve '''Christian De Duve'''], eminent biochemist and cytologist, scholar of '''endosymbiosis''' and '''biogenesis as a cosmic imperative'''.
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* Eden, A.H.; Turner, R. (2005) [http://www.eden-study.org/articles/2005/il-hypothesis_ecap05.pdf Towards an ontology of software design: The Intension/Locality Hypothesis]. 3rd Europ. conf. on Computing And Philosophy, ECAP 2005, Västerås, Sweden.
 
* Eden, A.H.; Turner, R. (2005) [http://www.eden-study.org/articles/2005/il-hypothesis_ecap05.pdf Towards an ontology of software design: The Intension/Locality Hypothesis]. 3rd Europ. conf. on Computing And Philosophy, ECAP 2005, Västerås, Sweden.
 
* Eden, A.H. (2007) [http://www.eden-study.org/articles/2007/three_paradigms_of_computer_science.pdf Three Paradigms of Computer Science], ''Minds and Machines'' 17(2):135–167.
 
* Eden, A.H. (2007) [http://www.eden-study.org/articles/2007/three_paradigms_of_computer_science.pdf Three Paradigms of Computer Science], ''Minds and Machines'' 17(2):135–167.
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[http://www.rfreitas.com/ '''Robert A. Freitas Jr.'''], lawyer, scholar in '''intelligence development''', '''molecular nanotechnology''', and '''nanomedicine'''.
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* Robert A. Freitas Jr. (1979-2010) [http://www.xenology.info/Xeno.htm ''Xenology: An Introduction to the Scientific Study of Extraterrestrial Life, Intelligence, and Civilization''], Xenology Research Institute.
  
 
[http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=PRF000127 '''John F. Gantz'''], senior executive, specializing in '''market modeling''' and '''information growth forecasting and metrics'''.
 
[http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=PRF000127 '''John F. Gantz'''], senior executive, specializing in '''market modeling''' and '''information growth forecasting and metrics'''.
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[http://johnhawks.net/weblog '''John Hawks'''], paleoanthropologist and geneticist, studying '''acceleration in human evolution'''.
 
[http://johnhawks.net/weblog '''John Hawks'''], paleoanthropologist and geneticist, studying '''acceleration in human evolution'''.
 
* Hawks, J. et. al. (2007) [http://www.pnas.org/content/104/52/20753.abstract Recent acceleration of human adaptive evolution]. ''PNAS'' 104(52):20753-20758.  
 
* Hawks, J. et. al. (2007) [http://www.pnas.org/content/104/52/20753.abstract Recent acceleration of human adaptive evolution]. ''PNAS'' 104(52):20753-20758.  
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[http://hypercycle.nl/about_me.php '''Gerard Jagers op Akkerhuis'''], entomologist, ecotoxicologist, scholar in '''evolution''' and '''hierarchy theory'''.
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* Jagers op Akkerhuis, G.A.J.M., van Straalen, N.M. (1999) [http://www.hypercycle.nl/pdf/Worldf1999.pdf ''Operators, the Lego-bricks of nature, evolutionary transitions from fermions to neural networks.''] ''World Futures: The Journal of General Evolution'' 53:329-345.
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* Jagers op Akkerhuis, G.A.J.M. (2001) [http://www.hypercycle.nl/pdf/Acta2001.pdf ''Extrapolating a hierarchy of building block systems towards future neural network organisms.''] ''Acta Biotheoretica'' 49:171-189.
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* Jagers op Akkerhuis, G.A.J.M. (2001) [http://www.hypercycle.nl/pdf/Kennisd2001.pdf ''Technische intelligentie is volgend stadium in de evolutie.''] ''Essaybundel Kennisdissiminatie''.
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* Jagers op Akkerhuis, G.A.J.M. (2008) [http://www.hypercycle.nl/pdf/Brv2008.pdf  ''Analysing hierarchy in the organization of biological and physical systems.''] ''Biological Reviews'' 83:1–12.
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* Jagers op Akkerhuis, G.A.J.M. (2012) [http://www.bol.com/nl/p/the-pursuit-of-complexity/9200000006550456/ ''The Pursuit of Complexity.''], KNNV Utrecht, 120 pages.
  
 
[http://folk.uib.no/gbsaj/jenkins_e.html '''Alastair D. Jenkins'''], climatologist, geophysicist, scholar of '''maximum entropy production in economic systems''' over long timescales.
 
[http://folk.uib.no/gbsaj/jenkins_e.html '''Alastair D. Jenkins'''], climatologist, geophysicist, scholar of '''maximum entropy production in economic systems''' over long timescales.
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* Johansen, A., Sornette, D. & Ledoit, O. (1999) [http://hjem.get2net.dk/kgs/jslresub1.pdf Predicting financial crashes using discrete scale invariance]. ''J. of Risk'', 1(4):5-32.
 
* Johansen, A., Sornette, D. & Ledoit, O. (1999) [http://hjem.get2net.dk/kgs/jslresub1.pdf Predicting financial crashes using discrete scale invariance]. ''J. of Risk'', 1(4):5-32.
 
* Johansen A. and Sornette, D. (2001) [http://hjem.get2net.dk/kgs/growthphysA.pdf Finite-time singularity in the dynamics of the world population, economic and financial indices]. ''Physica A'' 294(3-4):465-502.
 
* Johansen A. and Sornette, D. (2001) [http://hjem.get2net.dk/kgs/growthphysA.pdf Finite-time singularity in the dynamics of the world population, economic and financial indices]. ''Physica A'' 294(3-4):465-502.
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stuart_Kauffman '''Stuart Kauffman'''], theoretical biologist, scholar in '''complexity''', '''self-organization''', '''far-from equilibrium systems''', and the '''origin of life'''.
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* Kauffman, S. (1993) [http://www.amazon.com/Origins-Order-Self-Organization-Selection-Evolution/dp/0195079515 ''Origins of Order: Self-Organization and Selection in Evolution''], Oxford U. Press.
  
 
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kevin_Kelly_(editor) '''Kevin Kelly'''], publisher, editor, distinguished scholar in long-term '''business, social, and technological change'''.
 
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kevin_Kelly_(editor) '''Kevin Kelly'''], publisher, editor, distinguished scholar in long-term '''business, social, and technological change'''.
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* Metcalfe, J.S. (1994) Technology Systems and Technology Policy in and Evolutionary Framework. ''Cambridge Journal of Economics'' 19:25-46.
 
* Metcalfe, J.S. (1994) Technology Systems and Technology Policy in and Evolutionary Framework. ''Cambridge Journal of Economics'' 19:25-46.
 
* Metcalfe, J.S. (1998) [http://www.amazon.com/Evolutionary-Economics-Creative-Destruction-Metcalfe/dp/041540648X/ ''Evolutionary Economics and Creative Destruction''], Routledge, 168pp.
 
* Metcalfe, J.S. (1998) [http://www.amazon.com/Evolutionary-Economics-Creative-Destruction-Metcalfe/dp/041540648X/ ''Evolutionary Economics and Creative Destruction''], Routledge, 168pp.
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[http://geology.rutgers.edu/people/19-people/faculty/241-george-r-mcghee '''George R. McGhee'''], paleobiologist, and leading scholar in '''theoretical morphology, adaptation,''' and '''convergent evolution''' (morphological constraint on evolutionary form).
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* McGhee, G.R. (2006) [http://www.amazon.com/Geometry-Evolution-Landscapes-Theoretical-Morphospaces/dp/052184942X ''The Geometry of Evolution: Adaptive Landscapes and Theoretical Morphospaces''], Cambridge U. Press.
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* McGhee, G.R. (2011) [http://www.amazon.com/Convergent-Evolution-Limited-Beautiful-Theoretical/dp/0262016427 ''Convergent Evolution: Limited Forms Most Beautiful''], MIT Press.
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Modelski '''George Modelski'''], emeritus prof. of political science, scholar of globalization and '''world system evolution'''.
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* Modelski, George et. al. (2008) [http://www.amazon.com/Globalization-Evolutionary-Process-Rethinking-Globalizations/dp/041577361X ''Globalization as Evolutionary Process: Modeling Global Change''], Routledge.
  
 
[http://www.growth-dynamics.com/default.asp?page=ourcompany '''Theodore Modis'''], physicist, engineer, analyst, and scholar in '''strategic foresight''', '''forecasting''' and '''growth dynamics'''.
 
[http://www.growth-dynamics.com/default.asp?page=ourcompany '''Theodore Modis'''], physicist, engineer, analyst, and scholar in '''strategic foresight''', '''forecasting''' and '''growth dynamics'''.
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* Modis, T. (2000) [http://www.amazon.com/Predictions-Years-Later-Theodore-Modis/dp/2970021617 ''Predictions: 10 Years Later''], Growth Dynamics, 333pp.
 
* Modis, T. (2000) [http://www.amazon.com/Predictions-Years-Later-Theodore-Modis/dp/2970021617 ''Predictions: 10 Years Later''], Growth Dynamics, 333pp.
 
* Modis, T. (2002) [http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/tmodis/TedWEB.htm Forecasting the growth of complexity and change]. ''Technological Forecasting & Social Change'' 69(4):377–404.
 
* Modis, T. (2002) [http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/tmodis/TedWEB.htm Forecasting the growth of complexity and change]. ''Technological Forecasting & Social Change'' 69(4):377–404.
* Modis, T. (2005) [http://www.growth-dynamics.com/articles/End_Internet_Boom.htm The end of the internet rush]. ''Technological Forecasting & Social Change'' 72(8):938-943.
 
  
 
[http://www.frc.ri.cmu.edu/~hpm/ '''Hans Moravec'''], roboticist and futurist, pioneer in '''computing performance growth models'''.
 
[http://www.frc.ri.cmu.edu/~hpm/ '''Hans Moravec'''], roboticist and futurist, pioneer in '''computing performance growth models'''.
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* Turner, J.S. (2000) [http://www.amazon.com/Extended-Organism-Physiology-Animal-Built-Structures/dp/0674009851 ''The Extended Organism: The Physiology of Animal-Built Structures''], Harvard U. Press. ISBN 0674009851
 
* Turner, J.S. (2000) [http://www.amazon.com/Extended-Organism-Physiology-Animal-Built-Structures/dp/0674009851 ''The Extended Organism: The Physiology of Animal-Built Structures''], Harvard U. Press. ISBN 0674009851
 
* Turner, J.S. (2007) [http://www.amazon.com/Tinkerers-Accomplice-Design-Emerges-Itself/dp/0674023536 ''The Tinkerer's Accomplice: How Design Emerges from Life Itself''], Harvard U. Press. ISBN 0674023536
 
* Turner, J.S. (2007) [http://www.amazon.com/Tinkerers-Accomplice-Design-Emerges-Itself/dp/0674023536 ''The Tinkerer's Accomplice: How Design Emerges from Life Itself''], Harvard U. Press. ISBN 0674023536
 
[http://www.kli.ac.at/theorylab/AuthPage/W/WeberBH.html '''Bruce H. Weber'''], professor of biochemistry emeritus, and scholar in '''evolution, development, self-organization, natural selection, and complex systems.'''
 
* Weber, B.H., Depew, D.J., Smith, J.D. (eds.) (1988) [http://mitpress.mit.edu/catalog/item/default.asp?ttype=2&tid=10411 ''Entropy, Information and Evolution''], MIT Press.
 
* Depew, D.J. and Weber, B.H. (1995) [http://mitpress.mit.edu/catalog/item/default.asp?ttype=2&tid=6852 ''Darwinism Evolving: System Dynamics and the Genealogy of Natural Selection''], MIT Press.
 
* Weber, B.H. and Depew, D.J. (1996) Natural selection and self-organization: dynamical models as clues to a new evolutionary synthesis. ''Biology and Philosophy'' 11:33–65.
 
* Weber, B.H. (1998) Emergence of life and biological selection from the perspective of complex systems dynamics. In: G. van de Vijver, S.N. Salthe, and M. Delpos (eds.) ''Evolutionary Systems: Biological and Epistemological Perspectives on Selection and Self-Organization'', Kluwer.
 
* Weber, B.H. and Depew D.J. (2003) [http://mitpress.mit.edu/catalog/item/default.asp?ttype=2&tid=9629 ''Evolution and Learning: The Baldwin Effect Reconsidered''], MIT Press.
 
* Weber, B.H. (2003/2008) [http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/life/ Life]. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
 
  
 
[http://www.santafe.edu/profiles/?pid=64 '''Geoffrey B. West'''], physicist and scholar in '''scaling and growth laws''' in living, social, and technological systems.
 
[http://www.santafe.edu/profiles/?pid=64 '''Geoffrey B. West'''], physicist and scholar in '''scaling and growth laws''' in living, social, and technological systems.
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* Brown, J.H., Gupta, V.K., Li, B-L, Milne, B.T., Restrepo, C. and West, G.B. (2002) [http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=1692973 The fractal nature of nature: power laws, ecological complexity, and biodiversity]. ''Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci''. May 29; 357(1421):619–626. doi:10.1098/rstb.2001.0993
 
* Brown, J.H., Gupta, V.K., Li, B-L, Milne, B.T., Restrepo, C. and West, G.B. (2002) [http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=1692973 The fractal nature of nature: power laws, ecological complexity, and biodiversity]. ''Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci''. May 29; 357(1421):619–626. doi:10.1098/rstb.2001.0993
 
* West, G.B. and Brown, J.H. (2005) [http://jeb.biologists.org/cgi/reprint/208/9/1575 The Origin of Allometric Scaling Laws in Biology from Genomes to Ecosystems: Towards a Quantitative Unifying Theory of Biological Structure and Organization]. ''Journal of Experimental Biology'' 208(9)1575-92.
 
* West, G.B. and Brown, J.H. (2005) [http://jeb.biologists.org/cgi/reprint/208/9/1575 The Origin of Allometric Scaling Laws in Biology from Genomes to Ecosystems: Towards a Quantitative Unifying Theory of Biological Structure and Organization]. ''Journal of Experimental Biology'' 208(9)1575-92.
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[http://www.wadham.ox.ac.uk/fellows-staff/staff/professor-r.j.p.-williams.html '''Robert J.P. Williams'''], emeritus professor of chemistry, proposer of the '''chemotype''', leading scholar in '''chemical evolution and development.'''
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* Williams, R.J.P. (1997) [http://www.amazon.com/Natural-Selection-Chemical-Elements-Environment/dp/0198558422 ''The Natural Selection of the Chemical Elements''], Elsevier Science.
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* Williams, R.J.P. (2000) [http://www.amazon.com/Bringing-Chemistry-Life-Matter-Man/dp/0198505469 ''Bringing Chemistry to Life: From Matter to Man''], Oxford U. Press.
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* Williams, R.J.P. and Fraústo da Silva, J.R.R. (2005) [http://www.amazon.com/Chemistry-Evolution-Development-our-Ecosystem/dp/0444521550 ''The Chemistry of Evolution: The Development of Our Ecosystem''], Elsevier Science.
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* Williams. R.J.P. and Rickaby, R. (2012) [http://www.amazon.com/Evolutions-Destiny-Co-evolving-Chemistry-Environment/dp/1849735581 ''Evolution's Destiny: Co-Evolving Chemistry of the Environment and Life''], Royal Society of Chemistry.
  
 
[http://public.lanl.gov/whz/ '''Wojciech H. Zurek'''], distinguished physicist, '''quantum and classical information theorist''', proposer of the theory of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantum_darwinism '''quantum Darwinism'''].<BR>
 
[http://public.lanl.gov/whz/ '''Wojciech H. Zurek'''], distinguished physicist, '''quantum and classical information theorist''', proposer of the theory of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantum_darwinism '''quantum Darwinism'''].<BR>

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Mary Ann Allison, author and scholar of complexity and evolutionary process in sociology and culture.

Robin Allott, author and scholar in linguistics, evolutionary psychology, and linguistic theories of cultural evolution.

Yaneer Bar-Yam, develops new methods for the study of complex systems and applies them to scientific questions and social concerns.

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David Christian, historian, scholar and leading advocate of big history, the multidiscipinary history of the universe from birth to the present day.

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Jean Chaline, paleontologist and biologist applying scale relativity and log-periodic acceleration to evolution and development.

James A. Coffman, developmental biologist and scholar interested in the relationship between development and causality.

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Terrence W. Deacon, anthropologist, scholar in brain evolution and development, origins of language, bio-cultural evolution, and emergence.

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Steven J. Dick, historian of science, prolific author, expert on astrobiology, astrosociology, and SETI.

Taner Edis, physicist, philosopher, scholar of complex systems and the naturalistic world view.

  • Edis, T. (2002) The Ghost in the Universe (Amazon), Prometheus Books.
  • Edis, T. (1998) How Godel's Theorem Supports the Possibility of Machine Intelligence. Minds and Machines 8:251.

Börje Ekstig, physicist, scholar of biological, social and technol. evolution, proposer of condensation of development.

George F. R. Ellis, one of the world's leading theorists in cosmology. See the wikipedia article.

James N. Gardner, complexity theorist, scholar in philosophy, and proposer of the selfish biocosm hypothesis.

Carlos Gershenson, complexity theorist researching self-organization, evolution, ALife, and cognition.

Richard Gordon, embryologist and theoretical biologist exploring development, genetics, and evolution.

  • Gordon, R. (1999) The Hierarchical Genome and Differention Waves: Novel Unification of Development, Genetics, and Evolution, 2 Vol. Set, Singapore: World Scientific.
  • Gordon, R. (2001) Making waves: the paradigms of developmental biology and their impact on artificial life and embryonics. Cybernetics & Systems 32(3-4):443-458.
  • Sterrenburg, F.A.S., R. Gordon, M.A. Tiffany & S.S. Nagy (2007). Diatoms: living in a constructal environment. In: Algae and Cyanobacteria in Extreme Environments. Series: Cellular Origin, Life in Extreme Habitats and Astrobiology, Vol. 11. Eds.: J. Seckback. Dordrecht, The Netherlands, Springer: 141-172.
  • Gordon, R. & J.E. Westfall (2009). Google Embryo for building quantitative understanding of an embryo as it builds itself: I. Lessons from Ganymede and Google Earth. Biological Theory: Integrating Development, Evolution, and Cognition 4(4), in press.
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Hari M. Gupta, theoretical physicist and scholar in power law distributions and evolution.

William P. Hall, evolutionary biologist and organization theorist focusing on autopoiesis, emergence, and knowledge.

William F. Harms, philosopher and scholar in cultural evolution, information, and moral ecologies.

Francis Heylighen, systems theorist and cyberneticist focusing on the evolution of complexity.

David Holcman, mathematician and computational biologist modeling microstructures in biological systems.

  • Holcman, D., Kasatkin, V. & Prochiantz, A. (2007) Modeling homeoprotein intercellular transfer unveils a parsimonious mechanism for gradient and boundary formation in early brain development. Journal of Theoretical Biology 249:503-517.

Otto Laske, composer, artist, epistemologist, psychologist, founder of the Interdevelopmental Institute.

  • Laske, Otto, E. (2006) Measuring Hidden Dimensions: The Art and Science of Fully Engaging Adults. Laske and Associates.
  • Laske, Otto E. (2009) Measuring Hidden Dimensions of Human Systems. Laske and Associates.

John A. Leslie, philosopher of science and cosmology, distinguished scholar in anthropic reasoning.

Giuseppe Longo, mathematician, researcher in logic, theory of computation, interfaces between mathematics, physics, biology.

  • Longo, G. and Tendero, P.E. (2007) The Differential Method and the Causal Incompleteness of Programming Theory in Molecular Biology. Foundations of Science 12:337-366.
  • Longo, G. (2007) Critique of Computational Reason in the Natural Sciences (FTP Download). In: Fundamental Concepts in Computer Science, E. Gelenbe and J.-P. Kahane, eds., Imperial College Press.
  • Bailly, F. and Longo, G. (2009) Biological Organization and Anti-Entropy (FTP Download). J. Biological Systems 17(1).
  • Longo, G. (2009) Randomness and Determination: From Physics and Computing towards Biology (FTP Download). Invited Lecture at: The 5th International Conference on Current Trends in Theory and Practice of Computer Science, Spindleruv mlyn (Czech Republic), Jan 24-30, 2009. In: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer.
  • Longo, G. (2009) From exact sciences to life phenomena: following Schrödinger and Turing on Programs, Life and Causality (PDF Download). Concluding lecture at: From Type Theory to Morphological Complexity: A Colloquium in Honor of Giuseppe Longo, Information and Computation, in press.

Jean-Pierre Luminet, astrophysicist presently specializing in black holes and cosmology.

Claudio L. Flores Martinez, astrobiologist studying Cosmic Convergent Evolution (CCE) and its implications for systems engineering approaches in space mission design.

John McCrone, science writer and researcher in hierarchy theory, logic and mind science.

G. Rama Murthy, computer engineer and specialist in neural networks and intelligent systems.

Akop P. Nazaretyan, psychologist, culturologist, scholar of big (universal) history.

Laurent Nottale, cosmologist and pioneering theorist in scale relativity and fractal space-time.

Alain Prochiantz, neurobiologist and specialist of cerebral morphogenesis and stochastic developmental processes.

  • Prochiantz, A. (2000) (On the Development of) Machine-Esprit, Odile Jacob, 213 p.
  • Kasatkin, V., Prochiantz, A. & Holcman, D. (2008) Morphogenetic gradients and the stability of boundaries between neighbouring morphogenetic regions. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology 70:156-178.

Addy Pross, theoretical and physical organic chemist, scholar in origin of life, chemical evolution, and dynamic kinetic stability.

Stanley N. Salthe, theoretical biologist, scholar in developmentalism, thermodynamics, ecology and natural philosophy.

John M. Smart, systems theorist studying accelerating change and evolutionary development.

Fred Spier, anthropologist, scholar of big history (cosmic origins to modern society).

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Robert E. Ulanowicz, eminent ecologist, pioneer of developmental ascendancy, and scholar of process philosophy.

Rüdiger Vaas, astronomy editor of "Bild der Wissenschaft" and philosopher, focusing on cosmology (big bang, time, multiverse, far future) and anthropology.

Pushkar G. Vaidya, astrobiologist, author, and proposer of the cosmic contact censorship hypothesis.

Clement Vidal, philosopher and systems theorist studying evolutionary cosmology.

Jan Visser, physicist and cog. scientist, scholar in learning development from evolutionary and ecological perspectives.

Bruce H. Weber, professor of biochemistry emeritus, and scholar in evolution, development, self-organization, natural selection, learning and complex systems.

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Other Living Scholars and Publications of Interest to the Community (Not Affiliated With Us)

Up to five references per scholar, with links to author publication lists where available.

Richard Albright, scholar in technology roadmapping, strategic and technology foresight.

Ping Ao, physicist, engineer, biologist, scholar in universal Darwinian dynamics, thermodynamics and evolutionary modeling.

W. Brian Arthur, economist, scholar in complexity, non-equilibrium economics, innovation and technology evolution.

Robert Aunger, biological anthropologist, scholar of memetics and accelerating evolutionary transitions in big (universal) history.

Jesse H. Ausubel, industrial ecologist, scholar of industrial evolution, technology substitution, dematerialization and decarbonization.

Robert Axelrod, political scientist, game theorist, pioneering scholar in the evolution of cooperation and social norms.

Pierre Baldi, computer scientist, biologist, scholar in bioinformatics and machine learning.

Timothy F. Bresnahan, economist, scholar in technological competition, general purpose technologies, and technical productivity.

Daniel R. Brooks, theoretical biologist, ecologist, scholar in evolution, self-organization, and information theory.

Gyorgy Buzsaki, neuroscientist, leading scholar in self-organization and neural synchronization.

Robert L. Carniero, anthropologist and scholar of social evolution and social complexity.

  • Carneiro, R. L. (2000) The Transition From Quantity to Quality: A Neglected Causal Mechanism in Accounting for Social Evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 97:12926-12931.
  • Carneiro, R. L. (2003) Evolutionism in Cultural Anthropology: A Critical History, Westview Press.

Eric J. Chaisson, educator and astrophysicist, scholar in the origin, evolution, and unification of universal complexity.

David Christian, historian, scholar in world and human history, pioneer of big history (cosmic origins to modern society).

Richard L. Coren, emeritus engineer, scholar in emergence escalation and the cybernetics of evolving systems.

Louis Crane, mathematician, scholar in geometric topology, quantum field theory and proposer of the meduso-anthropic principle.

Eric. H. Davidson, developmental biologist, pioneer in gene regulatory networks in embryogenesis and evolution.

Christian De Duve, eminent biochemist and cytologist, scholar of endosymbiosis and biogenesis as a cosmic imperative.

Tessaleno C. Devezas, physicist and systems theorist, scholar of generational learning and global technoeconomic development.

Roderick C. Dewar, complexity and information theorist, ecologist, leading scholar of the maximum entropy production hypothesis.

Jacques Dubois, emeritus geophysicist, scholar in the fractal aspects of natural systems.

Gerald Edelman, eminent biologist, scholar in immune systems and neural development.

Amnon H. Eden, computer scientist, scholar in philosophy of computer science and technology acceleration studies.

Robert A. Freitas Jr., lawyer, scholar in intelligence development, molecular nanotechnology, and nanomedicine.

John F. Gantz, senior executive, specializing in market modeling and information growth forecasting and metrics.

Gary Greenberg, comparative and developmental psychologist, seeking unified theories for macrodevelopment of animal behavior.

James B. Hartle, eminent theoretical astrophysicist and cosmologist, scholar in the origins and limits of predictability.

Crawford S. Holling, ecologist, pioneering scholar in panarchy (a hierarchy and adaptive cycles theory).

John Hawks, paleoanthropologist and geneticist, studying acceleration in human evolution.

Gerard Jagers op Akkerhuis, entomologist, ecotoxicologist, scholar in evolution and hierarchy theory.

Alastair D. Jenkins, climatologist, geophysicist, scholar of maximum entropy production in economic systems over long timescales.

Anders Johansen, physicist and scholar in scale invariance and cooperative phenomena in complex systems.

Stuart Kauffman, theoretical biologist, scholar in complexity, self-organization, far-from equilibrium systems, and the origin of life.

Kevin Kelly, publisher, editor, distinguished scholar in long-term business, social, and technological change.

Christof Koch, cognitive biologist, information theorist and engineer studying the neuronal correlates of consciousness.

Raymond Kurzweil, distinguished inventor, researcher in artificial intelligence, and scholar in futures studies.

Robert B. Laughlin, Nobel prize-winning physicist, scholar of philosophy of science, emergence and collective behavior.

Robert J. Lifton, psychiatrist, pioneer in psychohistory, developer of the theory of symbolic immortality.

Christopher L. Magee, mechanical and systems engineer, scholar of technological progress dynamics.

J. Stanley Metcalfe, emeritus economist, scholar in evolutionary economics, technological innovation, and science policy.

George R. McGhee, paleobiologist, and leading scholar in theoretical morphology, adaptation, and convergent evolution (morphological constraint on evolutionary form).

George Modelski, emeritus prof. of political science, scholar of globalization and world system evolution.

Theodore Modis, physicist, engineer, analyst, and scholar in strategic foresight, forecasting and growth dynamics.

Hans Moravec, roboticist and futurist, pioneer in computing performance growth models.

Simon Conway Morris, distinguished paleontologist, leading scholar of evolutionary convergence.

Béla Nagy, statistician and computational experimentalist, scholar in dynamical and technological prediction and prediction uncertainty.

Stuart A. Newman, chemical physicist, cell biologist, scholar of dynamical patterning modules (DPMs) and self-organization of development.

William D. Nordhaus, distinguished economist, scholar in climate change and computing productivity growth models.

Alexander D. Panov, physicist, scholar of big (universal) history, and accelerating change in universal history.

  • Panov, A.D. (2004) The crisis of Universal history’s planetary cycle. Mercury of Russian Academy of Sciences 74(6):537-550. (In Russian).
  • Panov, A.D. (2005) Scaling law of biological evolution and the hypothesis of the self-consistent galaxy origin of life. Adv. Space Res. 36(2):220–225.

Massimo Pigliucci, geneticist, ecologist, philosopher, researcher in epigenetics and extended evolutionary synthesis.

Ulf Pillkahn, strategy consultant, computer scientist, scholar in strategic foresight and innovation management.

Tomaso Poggio, computational neuroscientist studying vision neural networks in living and machine systems.

Robert G.B. Reid, theoretical biologist, defines evolution as destabilizing innovation/variation and stabilizing natural selection.

Frank P. Ryan, physician, scholar in genomic creativity and human-retroviral symbiosis.

Eric D. Schneider, biologist, systems scientist and scholar in thermodynamics in complex systems.

Peter Schuster, eminent biophysicist and chemist, scholar molecular evolution, origin of life, and complexity.

Quentin Smith, naturalistic philosopher of cosmology, physics, time, and language.

Lee Smolin, eminent theoretical physicist, loop quantum gravity scholar, proposer of the theory of cosmological natural selection.

Graeme D. Snooks, economist, social scientist, and scholar of evolutionary dynamics and big history.

Didier Sornette, physicist, scholar in complexity, self-organization, growth, scaling, and modeling and predicting critical phenomena.

Olaf Sporns, computational biologist, scholar in models of neural circuitry, graph theory, embodied robotics (animats).

Victor J. Stenger, prolific author, naturalistic philosopher, emeritus physicist, cosmologist, and astronomer.

Rod Swenson, ecological psychologist, proposer of a law of maximum entropy production in complexity development.

Giulio Tononi, psychiatrist, sleep researcher, pioneer of the integrated information theory of consciousness.

Jack E. Triplett, economist and scholar in metrics and models for services and technical productivity.

Peter Turchin, ecologist and mathematician, pioneer in cliodynamics (mathematical models of social change).

Valentin F. Turchin, computer scientist, cybernetician, evolution scholar, proposer of meta-system transitions theory.

J. Scott Turner, physiologist, scholar in the extended phenotype (organism and environment) and the natural emergence of design.

Geoffrey B. West, physicist and scholar in scaling and growth laws in living, social, and technological systems.

Robert J.P. Williams, emeritus professor of chemistry, proposer of the chemotype, leading scholar in chemical evolution and development.

Wojciech H. Zurek, distinguished physicist, quantum and classical information theorist, proposer of the theory of quantum Darwinism.

Other Deceased Scholars and Publications of Interest to the Community

Edward R. Harrison, eminent cosmologist, first proposer of cosmological natural selection with intelligence (CNS-I).

François Meyer, biologist and pioneering scholar of log-periodic acceleration in biological and cultural evolution.

  • Meyer, F. (1947) L'acceleration evolutive. Essai sur le rythme evolutif et son interpretation quantique, Librairie des Sciences et des Arts, Paris, 67p.
  • Meyer, F. (1954) Problématique de l'évolution, Presses Universitaires de France, 279p.
  • Meyer, F. (1963) Teilhard et les grandes dérives du monde vivant, Ecitions Universitaires de Paris.

Ilya Prigogine, chemist, thermodynamicist, and pioneering scholar of complex systems as irreversible dissipative structures.

Arthur Willey, biologist and early scholar of evolutionary convergence (homoplasy).

Peter Winiwarter, transdisciplinary researcher in complex systems, neural networks and evolution.

Online Bibliographies and Databases

Natural Genesis, A sourcebook for the worldwide discovery of a creative organic universe Arthur Fabel provides 2,000 annotated and anthologized references with a great overlap with EDU Themes.

Selection Theory Bibliography, Gary A. Cziko and Donald T. Campbell. 1,100 references (1997 and earlier) to meta-Darwinian (beyond genetic) selectionist models, primarily in cognitive science.

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