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== Bibliography ==
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Below is a selected bibliography with short comments.  
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Interested in more great papers in this area? Publishing scholars can email [mailto:clement.vidal@philosophons.com '''Clement Vidal'''] to join our private [http://www.zotero.org/groups/1374 '''Evo Devo Universe Library'''] on Zotero.
  
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Up to five references per scholar, with links to author publication lists where available. Alpha by author surname.
  
Vidal, C. (2007) [http://evodevouniverse.com/uploads/d/d2/Vidal_2007-EPA.pdf An Enduring philosophical agenda. Worldview construction as a philosophical method.] Submitted for publication.
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[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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*Allison, M. (2005) [http://evodevouniverse.com/uploads/5/58/Allison_2004_Gecyberschaft_Model_Community.pdf Gecyberschaft:  A Theoretical Model for the Analysis of Emerging Electronic Communities]. ''Diss. Abs. Int.'' 65(11A)4366. UMI 3155725.
  
## ''A paper about the philosophical method. Useful for tackling speculative problems, i.e. without any empirical or experimental support.''
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[http://www.percepp.com/ '''Robin Allott'''], author and scholar in linguistics, evolutionary psychology, and '''linguistic theories of cultural evolution'''.<BR>
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* Allott, R. (1988/1991) [http://www.percepp.com/motorthy.htm The Motor Theory of Language: Origin and Function]. In: [http://www.amazon.com/Language-Origin-Multidisciplinary-Approach-Science/dp/0792313690 ''Language Origin: A Multidisciplinary Approach''], Jan Wind et al. (eds.), Springer, 105-119.
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* Allott, R. (1994/2001) [http://www.percepp.com/humnlife.htm The Evolutionary Significance of Human Life?]. In: [http://www.amazon.com/Great-Mosaic-Eye-Language-Evolution/dp/1857766008 ''The Great Mosaic Eye: Language and Evolution''], R. Allott, Book Guild.
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yaneer_Bar-Yam '''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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* de Aguiar, M. A. M., M. Baranger, E. M. Baptestini, L. Kaufman, and Y. Bar-Yam. 2009. [http://www.necsi.edu/research/evoeco/globalpatternsofspeci/nature08168speciation.pdf Global patterns of speciation and diversity]. Nature 460, no. 7253 (July 16): 384-387. doi:10.1038/nature08168.
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* Bar-yam, Yaneer. 2005. [http://necsi.edu/education/bkmaking.html Making Things Work: Solving Complex Problems in a Complex World]. 1st ed. Knowledge Press.
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* Bar-Yam, Yaneer. 2004. [http://www.necsi.edu/research/multiscale/multiscalevariety.pdf Multiscale variety in complex systems]. Complexity 9, no. 4: 37-45. doi:10.1002/cplx.20014.
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* Bar-yam, Yaneer. 2003. [http://necsi.edu/education/bkdyn.html Dynamics Of Complex Systems]. Westview Press.
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* Bar-Yam, Yaneer. 2002 [http://necsi.edu/projects/yaneer/EOLSSComplexityRising.pdf Complexity Rising, From human beings to human civilization], a complexity profile UNESCO Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (2002).
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[http://www.mems.duke.edu/fds/pratt/MEMS/faculty/abejan/ '''Adrian Bejan'''], distinguished engineering scientist, discoverer of the [http://www.constructal.org/ '''constructal law'''], a physical law of '''design generation in nature'''.
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* Bejan, A. (2000) [http://www.amazon.com/Shape-Structure-Engineering-Nature-Adrian/dp/0521793882/ ''Shape and Structure, from Engineering to Nature''], Cambridge U. Press, 324pp.
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* Queiros-Conde, D.; Bejan, A. et. al. (2007) [http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physa.2007.05.037 Parabolic scaling of tree-shaped constructal network]. ''Physica A'' 384(2):719-724.
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* Bejan, A. and Lorente, S. (2008) [http://www.amazon.com/Design-Constructal-Theory-Adrian-Bejan/dp/0471998168/ ''Design With Constructal Theory''], Wiley, 522pp.
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* Bejan, A. and Marden, J.H. (2008) [http://www.constructal.org/en/art/PLREV_60.pdf The constructal unification of biological and geophysical design.] ''Physics of Life Reviews'' 60, 18pp. doi:10.1016/j.plrev.2008.12.002
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* Bejan, A. (2009) [http://www.constructal.org/en/art/Science_and_technology_as_evolving_flow_architectures.pdf Science and technology as evolving flow architectures]. ''Int. J. of Energy Research'' 33:112-125.
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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'''.
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* 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.
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[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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* Cirkovic, M. (2003) [http://www.aob.bg.ac.yu/~mcirkovic/Cirkovic03_RESOURCE_LETTER.pdf Resource Letter PEs-1: Physical eschatology]. ''American Journal of Physics'' 71:122-133.
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* Cirkovic, M. (2008) [http://arxiv.org/abs/0805.1821 Against the Empire: Possible evolutionary pathways of advanced extraterrestrial/future human civilizations]. ''J. British Interplanetary Society'' 61(in press).
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[http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean_Chaline '''Jean Chaline'''], paleontologist and biologist applying '''scale relativity and log-periodic acceleration''' to '''evolution and development'''.<BR>
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* Chaline J. et. al. (1999) Anatomy of the ''Arvicolid'' radiation (''Rodentia''): Paleogeographical history and evolutionary data. ''Annales Zoologici Fennici'' 36:239-267.
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* Chaline, J. (1999) [http://www.amazon.fr/horloges-du-vivant-Jean-Chaline/dp/2012354866/ ''Les horloges du vivant: Un nouveau stade de la théorie de l'évolution? (The clock of life: A new stage theory of evolution?)''], Hachette.
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* Nottale, L., Chaline, J., Grou, P. (2000) [http://luth2.obspm.fr/~luthier/nottale/arbiomed.pdf On the fractal structure of evolutionary trees]. In: ''Fractals in Biol. & Medicine, V. III'', G. Losa et. al. (Eds.), Birkhäuser Verlag, pp. 247-258.
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* Nottale, L. Chaline, J., & Grou, P. (2000) [http://fractalspace.ifrance.com/livre2.htm ''Les Arbres de l'Evolution (The Trees of Evolution)''], Hachette.
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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.
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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>
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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[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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* de Rosnay, J. (1979) [http://pespmc1.vub.ac.be/macrbook.html ''The Macroscope: A Systemic Approach to Complexity (Online Book)''], Harper & Row.
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* de Rosnay, J. (2000) [http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0071357440/qid=988898984 ''The Symbiotic Man''], McGraw Hill.
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[http://www.ieti.org/who/dick.htm '''Steven J. Dick'''], historian of science, [http://www.amazon.com/s?ie=UTF8&search-type=ss&index=books&field-author=Steven%20J.%20Dick&page=1/ prolific author], expert on '''astrobiology''', '''astrosociology''', and '''SETI'''.<BR>
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* Dick, S.J. (1999) [http://books.google.com/books?id=Dhc6yIlPbpwC&pg=PA10&lpg=PA10&dq=the+biological+universe&source=web&ots=jvgQnpCxhh&sig=msw7Kyg-nY9UbPkcMrcgHJ9Lw48&hl=en&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=5&ct=result ''The Biological Universe'' (Google Books)], Cambridge U. Press.
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* Dick, S.J. (2002) Cultural evolution, the postbiological universe and SETI], ''Int. J. of Astrobiology'' 2:65-74. ([http://history.nasa.gov/SP-4802.pdf Chap 14 in Dick and Lupisella eds 2009]).
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* Dick, S.J. (2006) [http://www.setileague.org/iaaseti/abst2006/IAC-06-A4.2.01.pdf The Postbiological Universe (PDF, 8 pages)], address to the 57th Int. Astronautical Congress 2006.
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* Dick, S.J. (2008) [http://evodevouniverse.com/uploads/f/f3/Dick_2008_-_Cosmology_and_Biology.pdf Cosmology and Biology] in Proceedings of the 2008 Conference of the Society of Amateur Radio Astronomers, June 29-July 2, 2008, National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Green Bank, West Virginia (Amateur Radio Relay League, 2008), pp. 1-16.
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* Dick, S. J., and Mark L. Lupisella, eds. (2009) [http://history.nasa.gov/SP-4802.pdf ''Cosmos and Culture: Cultural Evolution in a Cosmic Context'']. Washington D.C.: Government Printing Office, NASA SP-2009-4802.
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[http://www2.truman.edu/~edis/ '''Taner Edis'''], physicist, philosopher, scholar of '''complex systems''' and the '''naturalistic world view'''.
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* Edis, T. (2002) [http://www.amazon.com/Ghost-Universe-Light-Modern-Science/dp/1573929778/ ''The Ghost in the Universe'' (Amazon)], Prometheus Books.
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* Edis, T. (1998) How Godel's Theorem Supports the Possibility of Machine Intelligence. ''Minds and Machines'' 8:251.
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[http://www.did.uu.se/ekstig/ '''Börje Ekstig'''], physicist, scholar of biological, social and technol. evolution, proposer of '''condensation of development'''.
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* Ekstig, B. (1994) [http://www.jstor.org/pss/1312252 Condensation of Developmental Stages and Evolution (Abs)]. ''BioScience'' 44(3)158-164.
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* Ekstig, B. (2004) [http://cfpm.org/jom-emit/2004/vol8/ekstig_b.html The Evolution of Language and Science Studied by Means of Biological Concepts]. ''Journal of Memetics'' 8.
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* Ekstig, B. (2007) [http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/routledg/gwof/2007/00000063/00000002/art00002;jsessionid=9sdqcqtk92xu.victoria A Unifying Principle Of Biological And Cultural Evolution And Its Implications For The Future]. ''World Futures: The J. of General Evolution'' 63(2):98-106.
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[http://www.mth.uct.ac.za/~ellis/ '''George F. R. Ellis'''], one of the world's leading theorists in '''cosmology'''. See the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Ellis wikipedia article].<BR>
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* Rothman, T. and Ellis, G.F.R. (1992) [http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1993QJRAS..34..201R Smolin's Natural Selection Hypothesis]. ''Quarterly Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society'' 34:201-212.
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* Ellis, G.F.R. (2005) [http://arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph/0602280 Philosophy of cosmology]. In: ''Handbook in Philosophy of Physics'', Ed J Butterfield and J Earman (Elsevier, 2006),1183-1285.
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[http://www.biocosm.org/about.htm '''James N. Gardner'''], complexity theorist, scholar in philosophy, and proposer of the [[Selfish_biocosm_hypothesis|'''selfish biocosm hypothesis''']].<BR>
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* Gardner, James N. (2000) The selfish biocosm: Compexity as cosmology. ''Complexity'' 5(3):34-45.
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* Gardner, James N. (2003) [http://www.amazon.com/Biocosm-Scientific-Evolution-Intelligent-Architect/dp/1930722222/ ''Biocosm: The New Scientific Theory of Evolution'' (Amazon)], Inner Ocean Pub.
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* Gardner, James N. (2007) [http://www.amazon.com/Intelligent-Universe-Emerging-Mind-Cosmos/dp/1564149196/ ''The Intelligent Universe: AI, ET, and the Emerging Mind of the Cosmos'' (Amazon)], New Page.
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[http://homepages.vub.ac.be/~cgershen/ '''Carlos Gershenson'''], complexity theorist researching '''self-organization''', '''evolution''', '''ALife''', and '''cognition'''.<BR>
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* Gershenson, C., and Heylighen, F. (2003) [http://arxiv.org/pdf/nlin/0303020 When Can We Call a System Self-Organizing?], ''Lecture Notes in Computer Science'', pp. 606-614.
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* Gershenson, C., and Heylighen, F. (2005) [http://pespmc1.vub.ac.be/papers/ThinkingComplex.pdf How can we think the complex?] ''Managing Organizational Complexity: Philosophy, Theory and Application'', pp. 47–61.
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* Gershenson, C. (2007) [http://uk.arxiv.org/abs/0704.0304 The World as Evolving Information]. In: ''Proceedings of International Conference on Complex Systems'' ICCS2007.
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* Gershenson, C., Aerts, D. & Edmonds, B. (Eds.). (2007) [http://www.worldscibooks.com/chaos/6372.html Worldviews, Science, and Us: Philosophy and Complexity], World Scientific.
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* Gershenson, C. and Lenaerts, T. (2008) [http://dx.doi.org/10.1162/artl.2008.14.3.14300 Evolution of Complexity]. ''Artificial Life'' 14(3):241–243
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[http://www.umanitoba.ca/faculties/medicine/radiology/stafflist/rgordon.html '''Richard Gordon'''], embryologist and theoretical biologist exploring '''development''', '''genetics''', and '''evolution'''.
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* Gordon, R. (1999) [http://www.wspc.com.sg/books/lifesci/2755.html ''The Hierarchical Genome and Differention Waves: Novel Unification of Development, Genetics, and Evolution, 2 Vol. Set''], Singapore: World Scientific.
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* Gordon, R. (2001) [http://www.umanitoba.ca/faculties/medicine/radiology/stafflist/staffitems/rgordon2000e.pdf Making waves: the paradigms of developmental biology and their impact on artificial life and embryonics.] ''Cybernetics & Systems'' 32(3-4):443-458.
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* 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. 
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* 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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* Gordon, R. (2010). Google Embryo for building quantitative understanding of an embryo as it builds itself: II. Progress towards an embryo surface microscope. ''Biological Theory: Integrating Development, Evolution, and Cognition'' 5(1), in press.
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[http://eprintweb.org/S/authors/All/ca/Campanha '''Hari M. Gupta'''], theoretical physicist and scholar in '''power law distributions''' and '''evolution'''.
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* Gupta, H.M. and Campanha, J.R. (2003) [http://arxiv.org/ftp/cond-mat/papers/0311/0311542.pdf Is Power Law Scaling a quantitative description of Darwin Theory of Evolution?] arXiv:cond-mat/0311542v1
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* Gupta, H.M. and Campanha, J.R. (2005) [http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/B6TVG-4D1MTBG-2/1/9916c0d185e54da877ecfe19465364bd Power-law distribution in a learning process: competition, learning and natural selection (Abs)]. ''Physica A'' 345:267--274.
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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>
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* 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.
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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).
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* 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.
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[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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* Harms, W.F. (2004) [http://www.amazon.com/Information-Evolutionary-Processes-Cambridge-Philosophy/dp/0521815142 ''Information and Meaning in Evolutionary Processes''], Cambridge U. Press.
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* Harms, W.F. (2006) [http://www.mitpressjournals.org/doi/pdf/10.1162/biot.2006.1.3.230?cookieSet=1 What is Information: Three Concepts]. ''Biological Theory'' 1(1)23-24.
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* Harms, W.F. and Skyrms, B. (2008) Evolution of Moral Norms. In: [http://www.amazon.com/Oxford-Handbook-Philosophy-Biology-Handbooks/dp/0195182057 ''The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Biology''], Michael Ruse (ed.), Oxford.
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* Harms, W.F. and Danielson, P. (2008+) [http://www.ethics.ubc.ca/eame/ Evolving Artificial Moral Ecologies]. A website of interactive simulators and documentation for evolutionary game theory.
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[http://pespmc1.vub.ac.be/HEYL.html '''Francis Heylighen'''], systems theorist and cyberneticist focusing on the '''evolution of complexity'''.<BR>
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* Heylighen, F. (1989) [http://pespmc1.vub.ac.be/Papers/CausalityDist.pdf Causality as Distinction Conservation: a theory of predictability, reversibility and time order.] ''Cybernetics and Systems'', no. 20: 361-384. .
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* Heylighen, F. (1990) [http://cleamc11.vub.ac.be/Papers/Structlang.pdf A Structural Language for the Foundations of Physics] . International Journal of General Systems, no. 18: 93-112.
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* Heylighen, F. (1999) [http://pespmc1.vub.ac.be/Papers/ComplexityGrowth.pdf The growth of structural and functional complexity during evolution]. The evolution of complexity: The violet book of “Einstein meets Magritte: 17-44.
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* Heylighen, F. (2007) [http://pespmc1.vub.ac.be/Papers/AcceleratingEvolution.pdf Accelerating Socio-Technological Evolution: from ephemeralization and stigmergy to the global brain]. In: ''Globalization as an Evolutionary Process: Modeling Global Change'', George Modelski, Tessaleno Devezas, and William Thompson (Eds.), Routledge, pp. 286-335.
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* Heylighen, F., and Joslyn, C. (2001) [http://pespmc1.vub.ac.be/Papers/Cybernetics-EPST.pdf Cybernetics and Second Order Cybernetics]. ''Encyclopedia of Physical Science and Technology'' 4:155-170.
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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>
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* 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.
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[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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* Laske, Otto, E. (2006) ''Measuring Hidden Dimensions: The Art and Science of Fully Engaging Adults''. Laske and Associates.
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* Laske, Otto E. (2009) ''Measuring Hidden Dimensions of Human Systems''. Laske and Associates.
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_A._Leslie '''John A. Leslie'''], philosopher of science and cosmology, distinguished scholar in '''anthropic reasoning'''.<BR>
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* Leslie, J.A. (1989) [http://books.google.com/books?hl=en&id=KbgOAAAAQAAJ&dq=Universes+John+Leslie&printsec=frontcover&source=web&ots=evmjXRUpct&sig=cECeK_q63hDaaORN5sIF4XVu0_s&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=5&ct=result ''Universes'' (Google Books)], Routledge.
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* Leslie, J.A., Ed. (1999) [http://www.amazon.com/Modern-Cosmology-Philosophy-John-Leslie/dp/1573922501 ''Modern Cosmology & Philosophy'' (Amazon)], Prometheus.
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[http://www.di.ens.fr/users/longo/ '''Giuseppe Longo'''], mathematician, researcher in logic, theory of computation, interfaces between '''mathematics''', '''physics''', '''biology'''.
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* Longo, G. and Tendero, P.E. (2007)  [ftp://ftp.di.ens.fr/pub/users/longo/CIM/DNA-incompl.pdf The Differential Method and the Causal Incompleteness of Programming Theory in Molecular Biology]. ''Foundations of Science'' 12:337-366.
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* Longo, G. (2007) Critique of Computational Reason in the Natural Sciences ([ftp://ftp.di.ens.fr/pub/users/longo/PhilosophyAndCognition/CritiqCompReason-engl.pdf FTP Download]). In: ''Fundamental Concepts in Computer Science,'' E. Gelenbe and J.-P. Kahane, eds., Imperial College Press.
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* Bailly, F. and Longo, G. (2009)  Biological Organization and Anti-Entropy ([ftp://ftp.di.ens.fr/pub/users/longo/CIM/anti-entropy.pdf FTP Download]). ''J. Biological Systems'' 17(1).
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* Longo, G. (2009) Randomness and Determination: From Physics and Computing towards Biology ([ftp://ftp.di.ens.fr/pub/users/longo/CIM/random-determ.pdf 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.
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* Longo, G. (2009) From exact sciences to life phenomena: following Schrödinger and Turing on Programs, Life and Causality ([ftp://ftp.di.ens.fr/pub/users/longo/CIM/longoConf-english.pdf PDF Download]). Concluding lecture at: From Type Theory to Morphological Complexity: A Colloquium in Honor of Giuseppe Longo, ''Information and Computation'', in press.
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[http://luth2.obspm.fr/~luminet/eluminet.html '''Jean-Pierre Luminet'''], astrophysicist presently specializing in '''black holes''' and '''cosmology'''.<BR>
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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.
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* 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).
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[http://www.dichotomistic.com/about_intro.html '''John McCrone'''], science writer and researcher in '''hierarchy theory''', '''logic''' and '''mind science'''.
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* McCrone, J. (2001) [http://www.amazon.com/Going-Inside-Single-Moment-Consciousness/dp/0880642629 ''Going Inside: A Tour Round a Single Moment of Consciousness''], Fromm Intl, 368pp.
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[http://www.iiit.net/faculty/rammurthy.php '''G. Rama Murthy'''], computer engineer and specialist in '''neural networks''' and '''intelligent systems'''.<BR>
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* Murthy, G.R. (2007) [http://www.newagepublishers.com/servlet/nagetbiblio?bno=001548 ''Multidimensional Neural Networks Unified Theory''], NAI Press. ISBN 9788122422283.
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[http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Akop_Nazaretyan.jpg '''Akop P. Nazaretyan'''], psychologist, culturologist, scholar of '''big (universal) history'''.
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* Nazaretyan, A.P. (2005) [http://www.academyrh.info/html/ref/20050107.htm Big (Universal) History Paradigm: Versions and Approaches], ''Social Evolution & History'' 4:61-86.
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* Nazaretyan, A.P. (2005) [http://www.springerlink.com/content/v685121346h2r0q7/ Western and Russian Traditions of Big History]. ''Journal for General Philosophy of Science'' 36:63-80.
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[http://luth2.obspm.fr/~luthier/nottale/ukrechel.htm '''Laurent Nottale'''], cosmologist and pioneering theorist in '''scale relativity''' and '''fractal space-time'''.<BR>
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* Nottale, L. (1993) [http://books.google.com/books?id=FxpBouT_Fo8C ''Fractal Space-Time and Microphysics: Towards a Theory of Scale Relativity''], World Scientific Pub Co., 300p.
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* Nottale, L., Chaline, J., Grou, P. (2000) [http://luth2.obspm.fr/~luthier/nottale/arbiomed.pdf On the fractal structure of evolutionary trees]. In: ''Fractals in Biol. & Medicine, V. III'', G. Losa et. al. (Eds.), Birkhäuser Verlag, pp. 247-258.
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* Nottale, L. Chaline, J., & Grou, P. (2000) [http://fractalspace.ifrance.com/livre2.htm ''Les Arbres de l'Evolution (The Trees of Evolution)''], Hachette. 
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[http://www.academie-sciences.fr/membres/P/Prochiantz_Alain_bio.htm '''Alain Prochiantz'''], neurobiologist  and specialist of '''cerebral morphogenesis''' and '''stochastic developmental processes'''.<BR>
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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.
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* 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.
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[http://www.nbi.dk/~natphil/salthe/ '''Stanley N. Salthe'''], theoretical biologist, scholar in '''developmentalism''', '''thermodynamics''', '''ecology''' and '''natural philosophy'''.
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* Salthe, S.N. (1985) [http://www.amazon.com/Evolving-Hierarchical-Systems-Stanley-Salthe/dp/0231060165/ ''Evolving Hierarchical Systems: Their Structure and Representation''], Columbia U. Press.
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* Salthe, S.N. (1993) [http://www.amazon.com/Development-Evolution-Complexity-Change-Biology/dp/0262193353/ ''Development and Evolution: Complexity and Change in Biology''], MIT Press.
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* Salthe, S.N. (2002) Summary of the principles of hierarchy theory. ''General Systems Bulletin'' 31:13-17.
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* Salthe, S.N. (2004) The natural philosophy of ecology: developmental systems ecology. ''Ecological Complexity'' 2:1-19.
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* Salthe, S.N. (2006) [http://ecco.vub.be/EDO/Salthe.pdf Two frameworks for complexity generation in biological systems]. In: ''Evolution of Complexity (ALife X Proceedings)'', C. Gershenson and T. Lenaerts (Eds.), Indiana U. Press.
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[http://evodevouniverse.com/wiki/index.php/John_Smart#.27.27.27John_Smart.27.27.27 '''John M. Smart'''], systems theorist studying '''accelerating change''' and '''evolutionary development'''.<BR>
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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.
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* 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).
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[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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* Spier, F. (1996) [http://books.google.com/books?id=5IYAgfKMG1oC ''The Structure of Big History: From the Big Bang Until Today''], Amsterdam U. Press.
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* Spier, F. (2005) [http://www.iis-communities.nl/access/content/group/bighistory/admin/other/how_big_history_works.pdf How Big History Works: Energy Flows (Free Energy Rate Density) and the Rise and Demise of Complexity]. ''Social Evolution & History'' 4(1).
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[http://www.evolutionarymanifesto.com '''John Stewart'''], evolutionary thinker, author and evolutionary activist.<BR>
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* Stewart, J. E. (2000) [http://users.tpg.com.au/jes999/ ''Evolution's Arrow: the direction of evolution and the future of humanity''], Chapman Press.
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* Stewart, J. E. (2007) [http://cogprints.org/5270/1/Consciousness-Evolution.pdf The future evolution of consciousness]. ''Journal of Consciousness Studies'' 14(8)58-92.
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* Stewart, J. E. (2008) [http://www.evolutionarymanifesto.com ''The Evolutionary Manifesto''].
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* Stewart, J. E. (2008) [http://www.evolutionarymanifesto.com/meaning.pdf The meaning of life in a developing universe]. Paper presented at the first International Conference on the Evolution and Development of the Universe, Paris 2008.<BR>
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[http://www.cbl.umces.edu/~ulan/ '''Robert E. Ulanowicz'''], eminent ecologist, pioneer of '''developmental ascendancy''', and scholar of '''process philosophy'''.
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* Ulanowicz, R.E. (1986) [http://www.amazon.com/Growth-Development-Phenomenology-Robert-Ulanowicz/dp/0595001459 ''Growth and Development: Ecosystems Phenomenology''], Springer.
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* Ulanowicz, R.E. (1997) [http://books.google.com/books?id=I0x29KwLjgMC ''Ecology: The Ascendant Perspective''], Columbia U. Press, 201pp.
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[http://arxiv.org/find/all/1/all:+Vaas/0/1/0/all/0/1 '''Rüdiger Vaas'''], astronomy editor of "Bild der Wissenschaft" and philosopher, focusing on '''cosmology''' (big bang, time, multiverse, far future) and '''anthropology'''.
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* Vaas, R. (2009) [http://arxiv.org/abs/0910.5579 Life, the Universe, and almost Everything]  Draft, Comments welcome!
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* Vaas, R. 2006. [http://arxiv.org/abs/physics/0703183 Dark Energy and Life's Ultimate Future]. In The Future of Life and the Future of our Civilization, ed. V. Burdyuzha and G. Kohzin, 231-247. Dordrecht: Springer. .
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[http://www.astrobiology.co.in/ '''Pushkar G. Vaidya'''], astrobiologist, author, and proposer of the '''cosmic contact censorship''' hypothesis.
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* Vaidya, P.G. (2007) [http://arxiv.org/abs/physics/0702172 Cosmic Contact Censorship], arXiv:physics/0702172.
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* Vaidya, P.G. (2007) [http://arxiv.org/abs/0706.0317 Are We Alone in the Multiverse?], arXiv:0706.031.
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[http://evodevouniverse.com/wiki/index.php/Cl%C3%A9ment_Vidal '''Clement Vidal'''], philosopher and systems theorist studying '''evolutionary cosmology'''.<BR>
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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).
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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.
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[http://www.learndev.org/People/JanVisser/Index.html '''Jan Visser'''], physicist and cog. scientist, scholar in '''learning development''' from '''evolutionary and ecological perspectives'''.
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* 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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Have you done scholarly research related to either [[Research themes|EDU Themes]] or [[Research questions|Questions]]? Please email [mailto:clement.vidal@philosophons.com Clement Vidal] about joining our community.
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== Other Living Scholars and Publications of Interest to the Community (Not Affiliated With Us) ==
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Up to five references per scholar, with links to author publication lists where available.
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[http://www.albrightstrategy.com '''Richard Albright'''], scholar in '''technology roadmapping''', '''strategic and technology foresight'''.
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* Albright, R. (2002) [http://www.albrightstrategy.com/papers/Albright_Past_Forecasts.pdf What Can Past Technology Forecasts Tell Us About the Future?] ''Tech. Forecasting & Social Change'' 69(5):443–464.
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* Albright, R. (2006) [http://www.albrightstrategy.com/papers/Roadmapping_Convergence.pdf Roadmapping convergence: On roadmapping for converging technologies]. In: ''Managing Nano-Bio-Info-Cogno Innovations: Converging Technologies in Society,'' W. S. Bainbridge and M. C. Roco, eds., Springer.
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[http://arxiv.org/find/q-bio/1/au:+Ao_P/0/1/0/all/0/1 '''Ping Ao'''], physicist, engineer, biologist, scholar in '''universal Darwinian dynamics''', '''thermodynamics''' and '''evolutionary modeling'''.
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* Ao, P. (2005) [http://arxiv.org/abs/q-bio.PE/0605020 Laws in Darwinian Evolutionary Theory]. ''Physics of Life Reviews'' 2:117-156. doi:10.1016/j.plrev.2005.03.002
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* Ao, P. (2007) [http://arxiv.org/abs/0708.0987 Darwinian Dynamics Implies Developmental Ascendancy]. ''Biol. Theory'' 2(1)113-115.
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* Ao, P.; Galas, D.; Hood, L.; Zhu X.-M. (2008) [http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mehy.2007.03.043 Cancer as Robust Intrinsic State of Endogenous Molecular-Cellular Network Shaped by Evolution]. ''Medical Hypotheses'' 70:678–684.
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* Ao, P. (2008) [http://arxiv.org/abs/0806.0186 Emerging of Stochastic Dynamical Qualities and Steady State Thermodynamics from Darwinian Dynamics]. ''Comm. Theor. Phys.'' 49:1073-1090.
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* Ao, P. (2008) [http://www.jgenetgenomics.org/qikan/epaper/zhaiyao.asp?bsid=14881 Global view of bionetwork dynamics: adaptive landscape (Abs)]. ''Journal of Genetics and Genomics'' 36:63-73.
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[http://www.santafe.edu/~wbarthur/ '''W. Brian Arthur'''], economist, scholar in '''complexity''', '''non-equilibrium economics''', '''innovation''' and '''technology evolution'''.
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* Arthur, W.B. (1994) [http://www.amazon.com/Increasing-Returns-Dependence-Economics-Cognition/dp/0472064967 ''Increasing Returns and Path-Dependence in the Economy''], U. of Michigan Press.
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* Arthur, W.B. (1997) [http://slark1.googlepages.com/sciam_1997-02-04_wonders.html How Fast is Technology Evolving?], ''Scientific American'', Feb 04 1997.
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* Arthur, W.B.; Durlauf S. and Lane D., eds. (1997) [http://www.amazon.com/Economy-Evolving-Institute-Sciences-Complexity/dp/0201328232 ''The Economy as an Evolving Complex System II''], Addison-Wesley.
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* Arthur, W.B. (1999) [http://www.santafe.edu/~wbarthur/Papers/Pdf_files/Econ_&_Complex_Web.pdf Complexity and the Economy]. ''Science'' 284:107-109.
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* Arthur, W.B. (2009) [http://www.amazon.com/Nature-Technology-Future-Human-Innovation/dp/1416544054/ ''The Nature of Technology: The Past and Future of Human Innovation''], Free Press.
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[http://www.lshtm.ac.uk/people/aunger.robert '''Robert Aunger'''], biological anthropologist, scholar of '''memetics''' and '''accelerating evolutionary transitions in big (universal) history'''.
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* Aunger, R. (2002) [http://www.amazon.com/Electric-Meme-New-Theory-Think/dp/0743201507 ''The Electric Meme: A New Theory of How We Think''], Free Press (Simon & Schuster).
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* Aunger, R. (2001) [http://www.amazon.com/Darwinizing-Culture-Status-Memetics-Science/dp/0192632442 ''Darwinizing Culture: The Status of Memetics as a Science''], R. Aunger (ed.), Oxford U. Press.
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* Aunger, R. (2007) [http://www.lshtm.ac.uk/publications/list.php?inpress=1&filter=list&value=250124500002&view=abstract Major transitions in 'big' history], and [http://www.lshtm.ac.uk/publications/list.php?inpress=1&filter=list&value=250124500003&view=abstract A rigorous periodization of 'big' history]. ''Tech. Forecasting & Social Change'' 74(8):1137-1178.
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[http://phe.rockefeller.edu/jesse/ '''Jesse H. Ausubel'''], industrial ecologist, scholar of '''industrial evolution''', '''technology substitution''', '''dematerialization''' and '''decarbonization'''.
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* Ausubel, J.H. et. al. (1988) [http://phe.rockefeller.edu/co2-methane/co2-methane.pdf Carbon dioxide emissions in a methane economy]. ''Climatic Change'' 12:245-263.
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* Ausubel, J.H. (1991) [http://phe.rockefeller.edu/ratrace/ratrace.pdf Rat-Race Dynamics and Crazy Companies: The Diffusion of Technologies and Social Behavior]. ''Tech. Forecasting & Social Change'' 39:11-22.
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* Wernick, I.K., Herman, R., Govind S., Ausubel J.H. (1997) [http://phe.rockefeller.edu/Daedalus/Demat/ Materialization and Dematerialization: Measures and Trends]. In: [http://www.amazon.com/Technological-Trajectories-Environment-National-Engineering/dp/0309051339/ ''Technological Trajectories and the Human Environment''], Ausubel, J.H. and Langford, H.D. (eds.), National Academies Press.
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* Meyer, P.S.; Yung, J.W.; Ausubel, J.H. (1999) [http://phe.rockefeller.edu/LogletLab/logletlab.pdf A Primer on Logistic Growth and Substitution: The Mathematics of the Loglet Lab Software]. ''Tech. Forecasting & Social Change'' 61(3):247-271.
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* Ausubel, J.H. (2003) [http://phe.rockefeller.edu/PDF_FILES/oakridge.pdf Decarbonization: The Next 100 Years]. Alvin Weinberg Lecture, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 5 June 2003, 10pp.
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[http://www-personal.umich.edu/~axe/ '''Robert Axelrod'''], political scientist, game theorist, pioneering scholar in the '''evolution of cooperation and social norms'''.
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* Axelrod, R. (1986) [http://www.cooperationcommons.com/node/334 An evolutionary approach to norms]. ''The American Political Science Review'' 80(4):1095–1111.
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* Axelrod, R. (2005) [http://www-personal.umich.edu/~axe/research/AdvancingArtSim2005.pdf Advancing the Art of Simulation in the Social Sciences]. In: ''Handbook of Research on Nature Inspired Computing for Economy and Management'', Rennard, J.P. (Ed.), Idea Group.
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* Axelrod, R. (1984/2007) [http://www.amazon.com/Evolution-Cooperation-Revised-Robert-Axelrod/dp/0465005640/ ''The Evolution of Cooperation: Revised Edition''], Basic Books, 264pp.
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[http://www.igb.uci.edu/~pfbaldi/ '''Pierre Baldi'''], computer scientist, biologist, scholar in '''bioinformatics''' and '''machine learning'''.
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* Baldi, P. (2001) [http://www.amazon.com/Shattered-Self-End-Natural-Evolution/dp/0262025027 ''The Shattered Self: The End of Natural Evolution''], MIT Press.
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* Baldi, P., Frasconi, P., & Smyth, P. (2003) [http://www.amazon.com/Modeling-Internet-Web-Probabilistic-Algorithms/dp/0470849061/ ''Modeling the Internet and the Web: Probabilistic Methods and Algorithms''], Wiley.
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[http://www-econ.stanford.edu/faculty/bresnahan.html '''Timothy F. Bresnahan'''], economist, scholar in '''technological competition''', '''general purpose technologies''', and '''technical productivity'''.
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* Bresnahan, T.F., and Trajtenberg, M. (1995) [http://www.nber.org/papers/w4148.pdf General Purpose Technologies: ‘Engines of Growth’?] ''Journal of Econometrics'' 65(1): 83–108.
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* Bresnahan, T.F., and Greenstein, S. (1997/1999) [http://www.stanford.edu/~tbres/research/techcomp.pdf Technological Competition and the Structure of the Computer Industry]. ''The Journal of Industrial Economics'' 47:1–40.
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* Bresnahan, T.F. (2001) [http://www.stanford.edu/~tbres/research/mechanisms_of_it_contribution.pdf The Mechanisms of IT's Contribution to Economic Growth]. Saint-Gobain Ctr for Econ. Studies Conf., "Sources of Technical Change", Cheltenham UK.
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[http://www.eeb.utoronto.ca/people/faculty/brooks '''Daniel R. Brooks'''], theoretical biologist, ecologist, scholar in '''evolution''', '''self-organization''', and '''information theory'''.
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* Brooks, D.R. and Wiley, E.O. (1988) [http://www.amazon.com/Evolution-Entropy-Science-Conceptual-Foundations/dp/0226075745/ ''Evolution as Entropy: Toward a Unified Theory of Biology'' (2nd Ed.)], U. Chicago Press. ISBN 0226075745
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* Brooks, D.R. and McLennan, D.A. (2002) [http://www.amazon.com/Nature-Diversity-Evolutionary-Voyage-Discovery/dp/0226075907 ''The Nature of Diversity: An Evolutionary Voyage of Discovery''], U. Chicago Press. ISBN 0226075907
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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'''.
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* 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.
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[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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* Chaisson, E.J. (2000) [http://www.amazon.com/Cosmic-Evolution-Rise-Complexity-Nature/dp/067400342X/ ''Cosmic Evolution: The Rise of Complexity in Nature''], Harvard U. Press. ISBN 067400342X
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* Chaisson, E.J. (2003) [http://www.tufts.edu/as/wright_center/eric/reprints/unifying_concept_astrobio.pdf A Unifying Concept for Astrobiology], ''International Journal of Astrobiology'', 2:91-101.
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* Chaisson, E.J. (2005) [http://www.tufts.edu/as/wright_center/eric/reprints/big_history.pdf Follow the Energy: Relevance of Cosmic Evolution for Human History]. ''Historically Speaking: Journal of the Historical Society'' 6(5):26-30.
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* Chaisson, E.J. (2008) [http://www.tufts.edu/as/wright_center/eric/reprints/eos__agu_transactions_chaisson_8_july_08.pdf Long-term Global Heating from Energy Usage]. ''Eos Transactions of the American Geophysical Union'' 89(28):253-255.
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* Chaisson, E.J. (2008) Cosmic Evolution: State of the Science. In: ''Cosmos and Culture'', Steven J. Dick (Ed.), NASA Press (forthcoming).
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[http://www-rohan.sdsu.edu/dept/histweb/faculty_and_staff/faculty_bios/d_christian.htm '''David Christian'''], historian, scholar in world and human history, pioneer of '''big history (cosmic origins to modern society)'''.
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* Christian, D. (1991) [http://www.fss.uu.nl/wetfil/96-97/big.htm The Case for "Big History"]. ''Journal of World History'' 2(2)223-38.
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* Christian, D. (2004) [http://www.amazon.com/Maps-Time-Introduction-History-California/dp/0520244761 ''Maps of Time: An Introduction to Big History''], U. 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 Pub. Group.
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[http://www.epicandfutures.org/EE%20Speakers%20List.htm#Coren '''Richard L. Coren'''], emeritus engineer, scholar in '''emergence escalation''' and the '''cybernetics of evolving systems'''.
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* Coren, R.L. (1998) [http://www.amazon.com/Evolutionary-Trajectory-Information-History-Evolution/dp/9056996010/ ''The Evolutionary Trajectory: The Growth of Information in the History and Future of Earth''], CRC, 220pp.
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* Coren, R.L. (2001) [http://www.bioone.org/doi/full/10.1641/0006-3568(2001)051%5B0604%3ATIORIP%5D2.0.CO%3B2 The importance of randomness in population studies]. ''BioScience'' 51(8):604-605.
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* Coren, R.L. (2009) Empirical Evidence for a Law of Information Growth in Evolution. In: [http://www.collinsfoundationpress.com/Evolutionary%20Epic/Epic%20Home.htm ''Proceedings of the Evolutionary Epic Conference''], Jan. 2008, Cheryl Genet ed., Collins Fdn. Press (forthcoming).
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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''']].
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* 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.
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[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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* de Duve, C. (1995) [http://www.amazon.com/Vital-Dust-Origin-Evolution-Earth/dp/0465090451/ ''Vital Dust: The Origin and Evolution of Life on Earth''], Basic Books, 384pp.
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* de Duve, C. (2002) [http://www.amazon.com/Life-Evolving-Molecules-Mind-Meaning/dp/0195156056/ ''Life Evolving: Molecules, Mind, and Meaning''], Oxford U. Press, 360pp.
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* de Duve, C. (2005) [http://www.amazon.com/Singularities-Landmarks-Pathways-Christian-Duve/dp/052184195X/ ''Singularities: Landmarks on the Pahways of Life''], Cambridge U. Press, 274pp.
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[http://www.demnet.ubi.pt/~tessalen/ '''Tessaleno C. Devezas'''], physicist and systems theorist, scholar of '''generational learning''' and '''global technoeconomic development'''.
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* Devezas, T.C. and Corredine, J. (2001) [http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6V71-43XNYGG-1&_user=10&_rdoc=1&_fmt=&_orig=search&_sort=d&view=c&_acct=C000050221&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=10&md5=849faa1ca7d0fbbc7ee7e1df414c68bc The biological determinants of long-wave behavior in socioeconomic growth and development (Abs)]. ''Technol. Forecast. Soc. Change'' 68(1):1–57. doi:10.1016/S0040-1625(01)00136-6
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* Devezas, T.C. and Corredine, J. (2002) [http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6V71-45X04HR-1&_user=10&_coverDate=05%2F31%2F2002&_alid=862321614&_rdoc=10&_fmt=high&_orig=search&_cdi=5829&_sort=d&_docanchor=&view=c&_ct=16&_acct=C000050221&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=10&md5=5374302b0659c8f1d4f9b212aa701579 The nonlinear dynamics of technoeconomic systems: an informational interpretation (Abs)]. ''Technol. Forecast. Soc. Change'' 69:317–357. doi:10.1016/S0040-1625(01)00155-X
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* Devezas, T.C. and Modelski, G. (2003) [http://www.tfit-wg.ubi.pt/globalization/Power_Law.pdf Power law behavior and world system evolution]. ''Technol. Forecast. Soc. Change'' 70:819–859.
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* Devezas, T.C.; Linstone, H.; Santos, H. (2005) [http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6V71-4GY88V9-1&_user=10&_rdoc=1&_fmt=&_orig=search&_sort=d&view=c&_acct=C000050221&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=10&md5=f4569fd7b1390a835defb526f1834776 The growth dynamics of the internet and the long wave theory (Abs)]. ''Technol. Forecast. Soc. Change'' 72:913–935. doi:10.1016/j.techfore.2005.06.001
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[http://www.rsbs.anu.edu.au/ResearchGroups/EBG/RoderickDewar.php '''Roderick C. Dewar'''], complexity and information theorist, ecologist, leading scholar of the '''maximum entropy production hypothesis'''.
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* Dewar R.C. (2004) [http://www.rsbs.anu.edu.au/ResearchGroups/EBG/documents/Dewar2004bookchapter.pdf Maximum entropy production and non-equilibrium statistical mechanics]. In: ''Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics and Entropy Production: Life, Earth and Beyond'', eds. Kleidon A., Lorenz R., Springer-Verlag, pp.41-55.
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* Dewar, R.C. (2005) [http://www.rsbs.anu.edu.au/ResearchGroups/EBG/documents/Dewar2005JPhysA.pdf Maximum entropy production and the fluctuation theorem]. ''Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General'' 38:371-381.
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* Dewar, R.C. and Porté, A. (2008) [http://www.rsbs.anu.edu.au/ResearchGroups/EBG/documents/DewarandPorte2008JTheorBiol.pdf Statistical mechanics unifies different ecological patterns]. ''Journal of Theoretical Biology'' 251:389-403.
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[http://www.amazon.fr/monde-fractales-géométrie-cachée-nature/dp/272982782X '''Jacques Dubois'''], emeritus geophysicist, scholar in the '''fractal aspects of natural systems'''.
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* Dubois J. et. al. (1992) Spéciation, extinction et attracteurs étranges. ''Comptes Rendus Acad. Sciences Paris'' 31:1827-1833.
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* Dubois, J. (2006) [http://www.amazon.fr/monde-fractales-géométrie-cachée-nature/dp/272982782X ''Le monde des fractales - La géométrie cachée de la nature''], Broché, 312pp.
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerald_Edelman '''Gerald Edelman'''], eminent biologist, scholar in '''immune systems''' and '''neural development'''.
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* Edelman, G. (1987) [http://www.amazon.com/Neural-Darwinism-Oxford-Paperbacks-Edelman/dp/0192860895 ''Neural Darwinism: The Theory of Neuronal Group Selection''], Oxford. ISBN 0192860895
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* Sporns, O., Tononi, G. and Edelman, G. (2002) [http://www.indiana.edu/~cortex/behav_br_res.pdf Theoretical neuroanatomy and the connectivity of the cerebral cortex]. ''Behavioural Brain Research'' 135(1-2):69-74. doi:10.1016/S0166-4328(02)00157-2.
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* Edelman, G. (2005) [http://www.amazon.com/Wider-Than-Sky-Phenomenal-Consciousness/dp/0300107617/ ''Wider Than the Sky: The Phenomenal Gift of Consciousness''], Yale U. Press, 224pp.
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[http://www.eden-study.org/ '''Amnon H. Eden'''], computer scientist, scholar in '''philosophy of computer science''' and '''technology acceleration studies'''.
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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.
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* 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.
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[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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* Gantz, J.F. et. al. (2008) [http://tsr.blogs.com/telecom/files/diverse-exploding-digital-universe.pdf ''The Diverse and Exploding Digital Universe: A Forecast of Worldwide Information Growth Through 2011''], IDC.
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[http://psychology.wichita.edu/people/Faculty/Greenberg.htm '''Gary Greenberg'''], comparative and developmental psychologist, seeking '''unified theories for macrodevelopment of animal behavior'''.
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* Greenberg, G. and Tobach, E. (Eds.) (1988) [http://www.amazon.com/Evolution-Behavior-Integrative-Schneirla-Conference/dp/0898597234 ''Evolution of Social Behavior and Integrative Levels''], Lawrence Erlbaum. ISBN 0898597234
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* Greenberg, G. and Haraway, M.M. (2001) [http://www.amazon.com/Principles-Comparative-Psychology-Gary-Greenberg/dp/0205280145/ ''Principles of Comparative Psychology''], Allyn & Bacon. ISBN 0205280145
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* Greenberg, G., Partridge, T., Weiss, E. and Pisula, W. (2004) Comparative psychology: A new perspective for the 21st century. ''Developmental Psychobiology'', 44:1-15.
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[http://www.physics.ucsb.edu/~hartle/ '''James B. Hartle'''], eminent theoretical astrophysicist and cosmologist, scholar in the '''origins and limits of predictability'''.
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* Hartle, J.B. (1997) [http://arxiv.org/PS_cache/gr-qc/pdf/9701/9701027v2.pdf Sources of Predictability], ''Complexity'' 3(1):22-25.
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* Hartle, J.B. (2005) [http://arxiv.org/PS_cache/gr-qc/pdf/0406/0406104v3.pdf Anthropic Reasoning and Quantum Cosmology]. In: ''The New Cosmology: Proceedings of the Conference on Strings and Cosmology'', Allen, R. et. al. (eds.), Amer. Inst. of Physics.
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C._S._Holling '''Crawford S. Holling'''], ecologist, pioneering scholar in '''panarchy (a hierarchy and adaptive cycles theory)'''.
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* Holling, C.S. (2001) [http://enviro.lclark.edu/symposium/HollingUnderstandingComplexity.pdf Understanding the complexity of economic, ecological, and social systems]. ''Ecosystems'' 4(5):390–405.
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* Gunderson L.H. and Holling, C.S. (2001) [http://www.amazon.com/Panarchy-Understanding-Transformations-Natural-Systems/dp/1559638575/ ''Panarchy: Understanding Transformations in Human and Natural Systems''], Island Press, 508pp.
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[http://johnhawks.net/weblog '''John Hawks'''], paleoanthropologist and geneticist, studying '''acceleration in human evolution'''.
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* 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.
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[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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* Jenkins, Alastair D. (2005) [http://folk.uib.no/gbsaj/papers/JenkinsAD_ee20050307.pdf Thermodynamics and economics], [http://arxiv.org/abs/cond-mat/0503308 Arxiv.org].
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[http://ny-solidaritet.dk/ '''Anders Johansen'''], physicist and scholar in '''scale invariance''' and '''cooperative phenomena in complex systems'''.
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* Johansen, A. (1997) [http://hjem.get2net.dk/kgs/pub.html Discrete scale invariance and other cooperative phenomena in spatially extended systems with threshold dynamics],  Ph.D. Thesis, NBI.
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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.
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* 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.
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[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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* Kelly, K. (1994) [http://www.amazon.com/Out-Control-Biology-Machines-Economic/dp/0201483408/ ''Out of Control: The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems, and the Economic World''], Basic Books.
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* Kelly, K. (2010) [http://www.amazon.com/What-Technology-Wants-Kevin-Kelly/dp/0670022152 ''What Technology Wants''], Viking.
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[http://www.klab.caltech.edu/~koch/ '''Christof Koch'''], cognitive biologist, information theorist and engineer studying the '''neuronal correlates of consciousness'''.
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* Koch, C. (2004) [http://www.amazon.com/Quest-Consciousness-Neurobiological-Approach/dp/0974707708/ ''The Quest for Consciousness: A Neurobiological Approach''], Roberts & Company.
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* Koch, C. (2004) [http://www.amazon.com/Biophysics-Computation-Information-Computational-Neuroscience/dp/0195181999/ ''Biophysics of Computation: Information Processing in Single Neurons''], Oxford U. Press.
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* Koch, C. and Tononi, G. (2008) [http://www.spectrum.ieee.org/jun08/6278 Can Machines Be Conscious?], ''IEEE Spectrum Online''.
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray_Kurzweil#The_Age_of_Spiritual_Machines '''Raymond Kurzweil'''], distinguished inventor, researcher in '''artificial intelligence''', and scholar in '''futures studies'''.
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* Kurzweil, R. (1999) [http://www.amazon.com/Age-Spiritual-Machines-Computers-Intelligence/dp/0140282025/ ''The Age of Spiritual Machines: When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence''], Penguin.
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* Kurzweil, R. (2001) [http://www.kurzweilai.net/articles/art0134.html?printable=1 The Law of Accelerating Returns], retrieved from KurzweilAI.net
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* Kurzweil, R. (2005) [http://www.amazon.com/Singularity-Near-Humans-Transcend-Biology/dp/0143037889/ ''The Singularity is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology''], Viking Penguin.
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_B._Laughlin '''Robert B. Laughlin'''], Nobel prize-winning physicist, scholar of '''philosophy of science''', '''emergence''' and '''collective behavior'''.
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* Laughlin, R.B. (2005) [http://www.amazon.com/Different-Universe-Reinventing-Physics-Bottom/dp/046503828X ''A Different Universe: Reinventing Physics from the Bottom Down''], Basic Books. ISBN 978-0-465-03828-2.
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* Laughlin, R.B. (2008) [http://www.amazon.com/Crime-Reason-Closing-Scientific-Mind/dp/0465005071/ ''The Crime of Reason: And the Closing of the Scientific Mind''], Basic Books. ISBN 978-0465005079.
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_J._Lifton '''Robert J. Lifton'''], psychiatrist, pioneer in psychohistory, developer of the theory of '''symbolic immortality'''.
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* Lifton, R.J. (1974/2000). [http://www.amazon.com/Living-Dying-Robert-J-Lifton/dp/0553063472 ''Living and Dying''], Bantam. ISBN 0553063472
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* Lifton, R.J. (1976/1983) [http://www.amazon.com/Life-Self-Toward-New-Psychology/dp/0465040888 ''The Life of the Self: Toward a New Psychology''], Basic Books. ISBN 0465040888
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* Lifton, R. J. and Olson, E. (2004) Symbolic Immortality. In: [http://www.amazon.com/Death-Mourning-Burial-Cross-Cultural-Lifecycle/dp/1405114711 ''Death, Mourning, and Burial: A Cross-Cultural Reader''], Antonius C.G.M. Robben (Ed.), Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN 1405114711
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[http://cmagee.mit.edu/index.php '''Christopher L. Magee'''], mechanical and systems engineer, scholar of '''technological progress dynamics'''.
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* Koh, H. and Magee, C.L. (2006) [http://web.mit.edu/iandeseminar/TFSsciencedirect2006_technologicalprogress_magee_koh.pdf A functional approach for studying technological progress: Application to information technology]. ''Tech. Forecasting & Social Change'' 73:1061-1083.
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* Koh, H. and Magee, C.L. (2007) [http://cmagee.mit.edu/images/docs/fpmenergyfinal.pdf A functional approach for studying technological progress: Extension to energy technology]. ''Tech. Forecasting & Social Change'' 75:735-758.
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* Magee, C.L. (2009) [http://esd.mit.edu/wps/2009/esd-wp-2009-09.pdf Towards quantification of the role of materials innovation in overall technological development]. ''Working Paper 2009-09'', MIT Engineering Systems Division, 31pp.
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[http://www.cric.ac.uk/cric/staff/J_Stan_Metcalfe/publications.htm '''J. Stanley Metcalfe'''], emeritus economist, scholar in '''evolutionary economics''', '''technological innovation''', and '''science policy'''.
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* Metcalfe, J.S. and Saviotti, P.P., eds. (1991) [http://www.amazon.com/Evolutionary-Theories-Economic-Technological-Change/dp/3718650789/ ''Evolutionary Theories of Economic and Technological Change''], Harwood, 275pp.
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* Metcalfe, J.S. (1994) Competition, Fisher's Principle and Increasing Returns to Selection. ''Journal of Evolutionary Economics'' 4:327-346.
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* Metcalfe, J.S. (1994) Technology Systems and Technology Policy in and Evolutionary Framework. ''Cambridge Journal of Economics'' 19:25-46.
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* 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.
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[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. (1992) [http://www.amazon.com/Predictions-Societys-Telltale-Signature-Forcasts/dp/0671759175 ''Predictions: Society's Telltale Signature Reveals the Past and Forecasts the Future''], Simon & Schuster, 288pp.
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* Modis, T. (1999) [http://www.amazon.com/S-shaped-Trail-Wall-Street/dp/2970021609 ''An S-Shaped Trail to Wall Street: Survival of the Fittest Reigns at the Stock Market''], Growth Dynamics, 201pp.
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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.
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* 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.
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[http://www.frc.ri.cmu.edu/~hpm/ '''Hans Moravec'''], roboticist and futurist, pioneer in '''computing performance growth models'''.
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* Moravec, H. (1977) [http://www.frc.ri.cmu.edu/~hpm/project.archive/general.articles/1977/smart Intelligent machines: How to get there from here and what to do afterwards], H.M. Working Paper.
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* Moravec, H. (1988) [http://www.amazon.com/Mind-Children-Future-Robot-Intelligence/dp/0674576187 ''Mind Children: The Future of Robot and Human Intelligence''], Harvard U. Press.
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simon_Conway_Morris '''Simon Conway Morris'''], distinguished paleontologist, leading scholar of '''evolutionary convergence'''.
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* Morris, S.C. (1998) [http://www.amazon.com/Crucible-Creation-Burgess-Shale-Animals/dp/0192862022/ ''The Crucible of Creation: The Burgess Shale and the Rise of Animals''], Oxford U. Press, 276pp.
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* Morris, S.C. (2003) [http://www.amazon.com/Lifes-Solution-Inevitable-Humans-Universe/dp/0521603250/ ''Life’s Solution: Inevitable humans in a Lonely Universe''], Cambridge U. Press, 486pp.
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* Morris, S.C. (2008) [http://www.amazon.com/Deep-Structure-Biology-Convergence-Sufficiently/dp/1599471388/ ''The Deep Structure of Biology: Is Convergence Sufficiently Ubiquitous to Give a Directional Signal?''], Templeton Fdn Press, 240pp.
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[http://www.santafe.edu/profiles/?pid=355 '''Béla Nagy'''], statistician and computational experimentalist, scholar in '''dynamical and technological prediction''' and '''prediction uncertainty'''.
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* Nagy, B. et. al. (2007) [http://www.stat.ubc.ca/Research/TechReports/techreports/230.pdf Fast Bayesian Inference for Gaussian Process Models], NICDS Working Paper.
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[http://www.nymc.edu/sanewman/ '''Stuart A. Newman'''], chemical physicist, cell biologist, scholar of [http://www.iop.org/EJ/abstract/1478-3975/5/1/015008/ '''dynamical patterning modules (DPMs)'''] and '''self-organization''' of development.
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* Newman, S.A. and Bhat, R. (2008) [http://www.iop.org/EJ/abstract/1478-3975/5/1/015008/ Dynamical patterning modules: physico-genetic determinants of morphological development and evolution (Abs)], ''Phys. Biol.'' 5 015008. doi:10.1088/1478-3975/5/1/015008
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* Forgacs, G. and Newman, S.A. (2005) [http://www.amazon.com/Biological-Physics-Developing-Embryo-Forgacs/dp/0521783372 ''Biological Physics of the Developing Embryo''], Cambridge U. Press. ISBN 0521783372
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* Muller, G.B., Newman, S.A. (Eds.) (2003) [http://www.amazon.com/Origination-Organismal-Form-Developmental-Evolutionary/dp/0262134195 ''Origination of Organismal Form: Beyond the Gene in Developmental and Evolutionary Biology''], MIT Press. ISBN 0262134195
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[http://nordhaus.econ.yale.edu/ '''William D. Nordhaus'''], distinguished economist, scholar in '''climate change''' and '''computing productivity growth models'''.
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* Nordhaus, W.D. (2001) [http://nordhaus.econ.yale.edu/prog_030402_all.pdf The Progress of Computing]. Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1324, 61 p.
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* Nordhaus, W.D. (2007) [http://www.econ.yale.edu/~nordhaus/homepage/nordhaus_computers_jeh_2007.pdf Two Centuries of Productivity Growth in Computing]. ''The Journal of Economic History'' 67(1):128-159.
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[http://ufn.ru/en/authors/panov_alexander_d/ '''Alexander D. Panov'''], physicist, scholar of '''big (universal) history''', and '''accelerating change''' in universal history.
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* Panov, A.D. (2004) The crisis of Universal history’s planetary cycle. ''Mercury of Russian Academy of Sciences'' 74(6):537-550. (In Russian).
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* 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.
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[http://www.genotypebyenvironment.org/ '''Massimo Pigliucci'''], geneticist, ecologist, philosopher, researcher in '''epigenetics''' and '''extended evolutionary synthesis'''.
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* Pigliucci, M. (2008) [http://life.bio.sunysb.edu/ee/pigliuccilab/Papers_files/2007-NatRevGen-evolvability.pdf Is evolvability evolvable?], ''Nature Genetics'' 9:75-82. doi:10.1038/nrg2278
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* Pigliucci, M. (2007) [http://life.bio.sunysb.edu/ee/pigliuccilab/Papers_files/2007-Evolution-EES.pdf Do we need an extended evolutionary synthesis?], ''Evolution'' 61(12):2743-2749. doi:10.1111/j.1558-5646.2007.00246.x
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* Pigliucci, M. (2001) [http://www.amazon.com/Phenotypic-Plasticity-Nurture-Syntheses-Evolution/dp/0801867886 ''Phenotypic Plasticity''], Johns Hopkins U. Press. ISBN 0801867886
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[http://www.pillkahn.de/ '''Ulf Pillkahn'''], strategy consultant, computer scientist, scholar in '''strategic foresight''' and '''innovation management'''.
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* Pillkahn, U. (2008) [http://www.amazon.com/Using-Trends-Scenarios-Strategy-Development/dp/3895783048 Using Trends and Scenarios as Tools for Strategy Development], Wiley, 400pp.
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[http://web.mit.edu/mcgovern/html/Principal_Investigators/poggio.shtml '''Tomaso Poggio'''], computational neuroscientist studying '''vision neural networks''' in living and machine systems.
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* Poggio, T. (2007) [http://cbcl.mit.edu/projects/cbcl/publications/ps/poggio-chapter-book-4-07.pdf How the Brain Might Work: The Role of Information and Learning in Understanding and Replicating Intelligence]. In: ''Information: Science and Technology for the New Century'', G. Jacovitt et. al. (eds.), Lateran U. Press, pp. 45-61.
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[http://mitpress.mit.edu/catalog/author/default.asp?aid=21633 '''Robert G.B. Reid'''], theoretical biologist, defines evolution as destabilizing '''innovation/variation''' and stabilizing '''natural selection'''.
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* Reid, R.G.B. (1985) [http://www.amazon.com/Evolutionary-Theory-Unfinished-Robert-Reid/dp/0801418313/ ''Evolutionary Theory: The Unfinished Synthesis''], Cornell U. Press. ISBN 0801418313
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* Reid, R.G.B. (2007) [http://books.google.com/books?id=l50tdUNgZZgC ''Biological Emergences: Evolution by Natural Experiment''], MIT Press. ISBN 0262182572
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[http://www.authorsden.com/visit/author.asp?authorid=57433 '''Frank P. Ryan'''], physician, scholar in '''genomic creativity''' and '''human-retroviral symbiosis'''.
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* Ryan, F.P. (2004) [http://jrsm.rsmjournals.com/cgi/content/full/97/12/560 Human endogenous retroviruses in health and disease: a symbiotic perspective]. ''J R Soc Med'' 97:560-565.
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* Ryan, F.P. (2006) [http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/bsc/bij/2006/00000088/00000004/art00013 Genomic creativity and natural selection: a modern synthesis]. ''Biol J of the Linnean Soc'' 88(4):655-672.
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[http://unjobs.org/authors/eric-d.-schneider '''Eric D. Schneider'''], biologist, systems scientist and scholar in '''thermodynamics in complex systems'''.
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* Schneider, E.D. and Kay J.J. (1994) [http://fisica.ciencias.uchile.cl/~gonzalo/cursos/termo_II-04/seminarios/life_thermo.pdf Life as a Manifestation of the Second Law of Thermodynamics], ''Math. and Comp. Modelling'' 19(6-8):25-48.
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* Schneider, E.D. and Sagan, D. (2005) [http://books.google.com/books?id=wXK6R_ygxCgC ''Into the Cool: Energy Flow, Thermodynamics, and Life''], U. Chicago Press. ISBN 0226739368
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[http://www.tbi.univie.ac.at/~pks/ '''Peter Schuster'''], eminent biophysicist and chemist, scholar '''molecular evolution''', '''origin of life''', and '''complexity'''.
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* Schuster, P. (1996) [http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/summary?doi=10.1.1.7.3235 How does complexity arise in evolution?] ''Complexity'' 2(1):22-30.
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* Schuster, P. (2003) [http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/summary?doi=10.1.1.26.9400 Molecular insights into evolution of phenotypes]. In: ''Evolutionary Dynamics: Exploring the Interplay of Selection, Accident, Neutrality, and Function'', Crutchfield, J.P.; Schuster, P., Eds., Oxford U. Press, pp 163–215.
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* Schuster, P. (2005) [http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/112126337/abstract Evolution and design: The Darwinian view of evolution is a scientific fact and not an ideology]. ''Complexity'' 11(1):12-15.
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[http://qsmithwmu.com/ '''Quentin Smith'''], naturalistic philosopher of '''cosmology''', '''physics''', '''time''', and '''language'''.
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* Smith, Q. (1990) [http://www.qsmithwmu.com/a_natural_explanation_of_the_existence_and_laws_of_our_universe_(1990).htm A Natural Explanation of the Existence and Laws of Our Universe]. ''Australasian Journal of Philosophy'' 68:22-43.
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* Smith, Q. (2000) [http://www.qsmithwmu.com/the_black_hole_origin_theory_of_the_universe_frontiers_of_speculative,_current_physical_cosmology.htm The Black Hole Origin Theory of the Universe], ''Internal Conf. on Physical Cosmology'', Santa Barbara.
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* Smith, Q. and Grünbaum, A. (eds.) (2009) ''The Uncreated Universe'', Oxford University Press (forthcoming).
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Smolin '''Lee Smolin'''], eminent theoretical physicist, '''loop quantum gravity''' scholar, proposer of the theory of [[Cosmological natural selection (fecund universes)|'''cosmological natural selection''']].
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* Smolin, L. (1992) Did the Universe Evolve? ''Classical and Quantum Gravity'' 9:173-191.
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* Smolin, L. (1994) [http://arxiv.org/PS_cache/gr-qc/pdf/9404/9404011v1.pdf The fate of black hole singularities and the parameters of the standard models of particle physics and cosmology]. arXiv:gr-qc/9404011v1
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* Smolin, L. (1997) [http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0195126645/ ''The Life of the Cosmos''], Oxford U. Press. ISBN 0195126645
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* Smolin, L. (2004) [http://arxiv.org/PS_cache/hep-th/pdf/0407/0407213v3.pdf Scientific alternatives to the anthropic principle.]. In: [http://www.amazon.com/Universe-Multiverse-Bernard-Carr/dp/0521848415/ ''Universe or Multiverse?''], Bernard Carr (Ed.), 2007, Cambridge U. Press. ISBN 0521848415
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* Smolin, L. (2006) [http://arxiv.org/PS_cache/hep-th/pdf/0612/0612185v1.pdf The status of cosmological natural selection]. arXiv:hep-th/0612185v1
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[http://econrsss.anu.edu.au/~snooksweb/index.html '''Graeme D. Snooks'''], economist, social scientist, and scholar of '''evolutionary dynamics''' and '''big history'''.
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* Snooks, G.D. (1993) [http://econrsss.anu.edu.au/~snooksweb/Books/EWT.html ''Economics Without Time. A Science Blind to the Forces of Historical Change''], U. of Michigan Press. ISBN 0472104950
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* Snooks, G.D. (1999) [http://econrsss.anu.edu.au/~snooksweb/Books/Global.html ''Global Transition. A General Theory of Economic Development'']. St Martins Press. ISBN 0312223706
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* Snooks, G.D. (2002) [http://econrsss.anu.edu.au/~snooksweb/Articles/Uncovering%20the%20laws.pdf Uncovering the laws of global history]. ''Social Evolution & History'' 1:25–53.
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* Snooks, G.D. (2003) [http://econrsss.anu.edu.au/~snooksweb/Books/Collapse.html ''The Collapse of Darwinism or The Rise of a Realist Theory of Life'']. Rowman & Littlefield. ISBN 0739106139
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* Snooks, G.D. (2005) [http://econrsss.anu.edu.au/~snooksweb/Articles/Big%20History%20or%20Big%20Theory.pdf Big history or big theory? Uncovering the laws of life]. ''Social Evolution & History'' 4(1)
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[http://www.ess.ucla.edu/faculty/sornette/ '''Didier Sornette'''], physicist, scholar in '''complexity''', '''self-organization''', '''growth''', '''scaling''', and '''modeling and predicting critical phenomena'''. 
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* Sornette, D.; Johansen, A; Dornic, I. (1995) [http://arxiv.org/abs/adap-org/9411002 Mapping Self-Organized Criticality onto Criticality] ''J. Phys. I. (France)'' 5:325-335.
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* 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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* Sornette, D. (2004) [http://www.amazon.com/Why-Stock-Markets-Crash-Financial/dp/0691118507 ''Why Stock Markets Crash: Critical Events in Complex Financial Systems''], Princeton U. Press, 448pp.
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* Sornette, D. (2006) [http://www.amazon.com/Critical-Phenomena-Natural-Sciences-Selforganization/dp/3540308822 ''Critical Phenomena in Natural Sciences: Chaos, Fractals, Self-organization and Disorder''], Springer, 528pp.
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* Yukalov, V.I.; Yukalova, E.P; Sornette, D. (2009) [http://arxiv.org/abs/0901.4714 Punctuated evolution due to delayed carrying capacity]. ''Physica D'' (submitted).
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[http://www.indiana.edu/~neurosci/sporns.html '''Olaf Sporns'''], computational biologist, scholar in '''models of neural circuitry''', '''graph theory''', '''embodied robotics ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Animat animats])'''.
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* Sporns, O., Tononi, G. and Edelman, G. (2002) [http://www.indiana.edu/~cortex/behav_br_res.pdf Theoretical neuroanatomy and the connectivity of the cerebral cortex]. ''Behavioural Brain Research'' 135(1-2):69-74. doi:10.1016/S0166-4328(02)00157-2.
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* Sporns, O. et. al. (2004) [http://www.indiana.edu/%7Ecortex/TICS2004.pdf Organization, development and function of complex brain networks]. ''Trends in Cognitive Sciences'' 8(9):418-25. doi:10.1016/j.tics.2004.07.008
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* Sporns, O., Tononi, G. and Kotter, R. (2005) [http://www.ploscompbiol.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pcbi.0010042 The human connectome: A structural description of the human brain]. ''PLoS Computational Biology'' 1(4):e42.
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[http://www.colorado.edu/philosophy/vstenger/ '''Victor J. Stenger'''], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victor_Stenger prolific author], '''naturalistic philosopher''', emeritus '''physicist''', '''cosmologist''', and '''astronomer.'''
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* Stenger, V.J. (1990) The Universe: the ultimate free lunch. ''European Journal of Physics'' 11:236-243.
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* Stenger, V.J. (2000) [http://www.amazon.com/Timeless-Reality-Symmetry-Simplicity-Universes/dp/1573928593 ''Timeless Reality: Symmetry, Simplicity, and Multiple Universes''], Prometheus Books. ISBN 1573928593
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* Stenger, V.J. (2006) [http://www.amazon.com/Comprehensible-Cosmos-Where-Laws-Physics/dp/1591024242 ''The Comprehensible Cosmos: Where Do The Laws Of Physics Come From?''], Prometheus Books. ISBN 1591024242
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[http://rodswenson.com/ '''Rod Swenson'''], ecological psychologist, proposer of a '''law of maximum entropy production''' in complexity development.
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* Swenson, R. and Turvey M.T. (1991) [http://rodswenson.com/SwenTurv1.pdf Thermodynamic reasons for perception-action cycles], ''Ecological Psychology'' 3(4):317-348.
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* Swenson, R. (1997) [http://rodswenson.com/humaneco.pdf Autocatakinetics, Evolution, and the Law of Maximum Entropy Production], ''Advances in Human Ecology'' 6:1-47.
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* Swenson, R. (1997) [http://www.entropylaw.com/thermoevolution1.html Thermodynamics, Evolution, and Behavior], ''The Encyclopedia of Comparative Psychology'', G. Greenberg and M. Haraway (Eds.), Garland Publishers.
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* Swenson, R. (2000) [http://philosophyofscience.org/index.html Spontaneous Order, Autocatakinetic Closure and the Development of Space-Time], ''Annals of the NY Academy of Sciences'' 901:311-319.
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[http://ntp.neuroscience.wisc.edu/faculty/tononi.html '''Giulio Tononi'''], psychiatrist, sleep researcher, pioneer of the '''integrated information theory of consciousness'''.
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* Tononi, G. and Edelman, G. (2001) [http://www.amazon.com/Universe-Consciousness-Matter-Becomes-Imagination/dp/0465013775/ ''A Universe of Consciousness: How Matter Becomes Imagination''], Basic Books.
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* Laureys, S. and Tononi, G. (eds.) (2008) [http://www.amazon.com/NEUROLOGY-CONSCIOUSNESS-Cognitive-Neuroscience-Neuropathology/dp/0123741688/ ''The Neurology of Consciousness''], Academic Press.
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* Balduzzi D, Tononi G. (2008) [http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?tool=pubmed&pubmedid=18551165 Integrated Information in Discrete Dynamical Systems: Motivation and Theoretical Framework]. ''PLoS Computational Biology'' 4(6):e1000091.
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[http://en.scientificcommons.org/jack_e_triplett '''Jack E. Triplett'''], economist and scholar in metrics and models for '''services and technical productivity'''.
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* Triplett, J.E. (1999) [http://www.csls.ca/journals/sisspp/v32n2_04.pdf The Solow productivity paradox: what do computers do to productivity?], ''Canadian J. of Economics'' 32(2):309-334.
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* Bosworth, B.P. and Triplett, J.E. (2004) [http://www.brookings.edu/press/Books/2004/productivityintheusservicessector.aspx ''Productivity in the U.S. Services Sector''], Brookings Inst. Press, 401pp.
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[http://www.eeb.uconn.edu/people/turchin/ '''Peter Turchin'''], ecologist and mathematician, pioneer in '''cliodynamics (mathematical models of social change)'''.
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* Turchin, P. (2008) [http://www.eeb.uconn.edu/people/turchin/PDF/Turchin_Hawaii_2008.pdf Can history become an analytical, predictive science?], presented at ''History, Big History, and Metahistory: An Approach through the Sciences of Complexity'', Santa Fe Institute Conference, Honolulu, March 17-19, 2008.
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* Turchin, P. (2008) [http://www.eeb.uconn.edu/people/turchin/PDF/Arise_Clio_Nature.pdf Arise 'cliodynamics'], ''Nature'' 454:34-35.
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* Turchin, P. and Nefedov, S.A. (2009) [http://www.amazon.com/Secular-Cycles-Peter-Turchin/dp/0691136963/ ''Secular Cycles''], Princeton U. Press, 336pp. [http://www.eeb.uconn.edu/people/turchin/SEC.htm Preprint].
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valentin_Turchin '''Valentin F. Turchin'''], computer scientist, cybernetician, evolution scholar, proposer of '''meta-system transitions theory'''.
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* Turchin, V.F. (1977). [http://pespmc1.vub.ac.be/POSBOOK.html ''The Phenomenon of Science''], Columbia U. Press. ISBN 9780231039833
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* Turchin, V.F. (1990) [http://pespmc1.vub.ac.be/POS/TurPOS.pdf Cybernetics and Philosophy]. In: ''The Cybernetics of Complex Systems'', F. Geyer (Ed.), Intersystems, p. 61-74.
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[http://www.esf.edu/EFB/turner/Turner.htm '''J. Scott Turner'''], physiologist, scholar in the '''extended phenotype''' (organism and environment) and the '''natural emergence of design'''.
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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
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* 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
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[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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* West, G.B. Brown, J.H. and Enquist, B.J. (2000) The origin of universal scaling laws in biology. In: [http://www.amazon.com/Scaling-Institute-Sciences-Complexity-Proceedings/dp/0195131428/ ''Scaling in Biology''], J.H. Brown and G.B. West (Eds.), Oxford U. Press. ISBN 0195131428
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* West, G.B., Brown, J.H. and Enquist, B.J. (2001) A General Model for Ontogenetic Growth. ''Nature'' 413:628-631.
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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
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* 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.
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[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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* Olliver, H., Poulin D., and Zurek, W.H. (2005) [http://arxiv.org/PS_cache/quant-ph/pdf/0408/0408125v3.pdf Environment as a Witness: Selective Proliferation of Information and Emergence of Objectivity in a Quantum Universe], arXiv:quant-ph/0408125v3
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* Blume-Kohout, R. and Zurek, W.H. (2005) [http://arxiv.org/PS_cache/quant-ph/pdf/0505/0505031v2.pdf Quantum Darwinism: Entanglement, Branches, and the Emergent Classicality of Redundantly Stored Quantum Information], arXiv:quant-ph/0505031v2
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* Zurek, W. H. (2007) [http://arxiv.org/PS_cache/arxiv/pdf/0707/0707.2832v1.pdf Relative States and the Environment: Einselection, Envariance, Quantum Darwinism, and the Existential Interpretation], arXiv:0707.2832v1 [quant-ph]
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== Other Deceased Scholars and Publications of Interest to the Community ==
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[http://www.physicstoday.org/obits/notice_125.shtml '''Edward R. Harrison'''], eminent cosmologist, first proposer of '''cosmological natural selection with intelligence (CNS-I)'''.
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* Harrison, E.R. (1995) [http://articles.adsabs.harvard.edu/full/1995QJRAS..36..193H The Natural Selection of Universes Containing Intelligent Life]. ''R.A.S. Quarterly Journal'' 36(3):193-203.
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[http://cat.inist.fr/?aModele=afficheN&cpsidt=11935041 '''François Meyer'''], biologist and pioneering scholar of '''log-periodic acceleration''' in biological and cultural evolution.
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* Meyer, F. (1947) ''L'acceleration evolutive. Essai sur le rythme evolutif et son interpretation quantique'', Librairie des Sciences et des Arts, Paris, 67p.
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* Meyer, F. (1954) ''Problématique de l'évolution'', Presses Universitaires de France, 279p.
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* Meyer, F. (1963) ''Teilhard et les grandes dérives du monde vivant'', Ecitions Universitaires de Paris.
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ilya_Prigogine '''Ilya Prigogine'''], chemist, thermodynamicist, and pioneering scholar of complex systems as irreversible  [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dissipative_system '''dissipative structures'''].
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* Prigogine, I. and Nicolis, G. (1977) [http://www.amazon.com/Self-Organization-Nonequilibrium-Systems-Dissipative-Fluctuations/dp/0471024015/ ''Self-Organization in Non-Equilibrium Systems: From Dissipative Structures to Order Through Fluctuations.''] Wiley.
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* Prigogine, I. and Stengers, I. (1984) [http://www.amazon.com/Order-Out-Chaos-Ilya-Prigogine/dp/0394542045/ ''Order out of Chaos: Man's new dialogue with nature.''] Flamingo.
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* Prigogine, I. (1997) [http://www.amazon.com/End-Certainty-Ilya-Prigogine/dp/0684837056/ ''The End of Certainty: Time, Chaos, and the New Laws of Nature.'']. Free Press.
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[http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v151/n3822/abs/151130a0.html#top '''Arthur Willey'''], biologist and early scholar of '''evolutionary convergence (homoplasy)'''.
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* Willey, A. (1911) [http://books.google.com/books?id=CHhIAAAAMAAJ ''Convergence in Evolution''], E.P. Dutton & Co. (Google Books)
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[http://www.bordalierinstitute.com '''Peter Winiwarter'''], transdisciplinary researcher in '''complex systems''', '''neural networks''' and '''evolution'''.<BR>
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* Winiwarter, P. (1986) [http://www.bordalierinstitute.com/autognosis.pdf Autognosis: The Theory of Hierarchical Self-Image Building Systems]. ''Proc. of Intnat'l Conf. on Mental Images, Values & Reality, Soc Gen Sys Rsrch''.
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* Winiwarter, P. and Cempel, C. (1992) [http://www.bordalierinstitute.com/lifesymptoms.pdf Life Symptoms: The Behaviour of Open Systems with Limited Dissipation Capacity and Evolution]. ''Systems Research'' 9(4)9-34.<BR>
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* Winiwarter, P. (1999) [http://www.bordalierinstitute.com/semiotica.pdf A periodic system of system concepts]. ''Semiotica'' 125(1/3)47-62.
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== Online Bibliographies and Databases ==
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[http://www.naturalgenesis.net '''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.
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[http://faculty.ed.uiuc.edu/g-cziko/stb/default.asp '''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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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.

Adrian Bejan, distinguished engineering scientist, discoverer of the constructal law, a physical law of design generation in nature.

William R. Buckley, author and scholar of machine self-replication and machine ontogeny.

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

Milan Cirkovic, astrophysicist and scholar in cosmology, astrobiology, philosophy of science and futures studies.

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.

Peter A. Corning, biologist, complex systems scholar, author of books and papers on the role of synergy in biological and human evolution.

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

Joël de Rosnay, systems theorist, futurist, prolific author, and scholar in symbiosis and computer science.

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.
  • Gordon, R. (2010). Google Embryo for building quantitative understanding of an embryo as it builds itself: II. Progress towards an embryo surface microscope. Biological Theory: Integrating Development, Evolution, and Cognition 5(1), in press.

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).

John Stewart, evolutionary thinker, author and evolutionary activist.

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.

This page is a stub. If you are a member of the EDU community you can help by expanding it.