Complexity and Postmodernism: Understanding Complex Systems

Routledge (1998)
Complexity and Postmodernism explores the notion of complexity in the light of contemporary perspectives from philosophy and science. The book integrates insights from complexity and computational theory with the philosophical position of thinkers including Derrida and Lyotard. Paul Cilliers takes a critical stance towards the use of the analytical method as a tool to cope with complexity, and he rejects Searle's superficial contribution to the debate.
Keywords Complexity (Philosophy  Computational complexity  Postmodernism
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Call number B105.C473.C55 1998
ISBN(s) 0415152860   9780415152860
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