The Genesis of Complexity

World Futures 67 (4-5):380 - 394 (2011)
The theories of complexity comprise a system of great breadth. But what is included under this umbrella? Here we attempt a portrait of complexity theory, seen through the lens of complexity theory itself. That is, we portray the subject as an evolving complex dynamical system, or social network, with bifurcations, emergent properties, and so on. This is a capsule history covering the twentieth century. Extensive background data may be seen at
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DOI 10.1080/02604027.2011.585915
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