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Complexity and sustainability

Author: Jennifer Wells
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2012.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2012010806
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Wells
ISBN: 0415695775 9780415695770 9781283605854 1283605856
OCLC Number: 814693609
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Elucidating complexity theories --
3. Complexity in the natural sciences --
4. Complexity in social theory --
5. Towards transdisciplinarity --
6. Complexity in philosophy : complexification and the limits to knowledge --
7. Complexity in ethics --
8. Earth in the anthropocene --
9. Complexity and climate change --
10. American dreams, ecological nightmares, and new visions --
11. Complexity and sustainability : wicked problems, Gordian knots, and synergistic solutions --
12. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Jennifer Wells.

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Complexity and Sustainability is a pillar of scholarship. Wells has read much of the vast literature on complexity, extracted a set of major concepts for our times, and shown how and why these are Read more...

 
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