By Peter Baofu
Opposite to the traditional knowledge held by means of many contemporaries in our time, the recognition of learning complexity is quickly changing into a brand new fad within the highbrow scene. notwithstanding, can the learn of advanced phenomena actually show recognizable styles (with predictable results) to reinforce our realizing of fact, in particular while it really is embedded in the messy net of complexity? if that is so, what then are the boundaries? This booklet strives to demolish many of the myths surrounding the character of complexity and, within the technique, to supply an unique thought to appreciate it during this global and past. It introduces the writer s dialectic conception of complexity, including the theoretical debate within the literature. It expounds at the suggestion of complexity from quite a few views, together with chemistry, micro- and macro-physics, biology and psychology. It additionally examines the character of complexity from societal and cultural views. This ebook provides a wide view at the nature of complexity, competently introducing the reader to this rising box.
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Free-spirited after-postmodernity”, “post-capitalist after-postmodernity”, and “hegemonic after-postmodernity”). , “free-spirited postmodernity”, “capitalist postmodernity”, and “hegemonic postmodernity”) as first proposed in FHC. , “pre-free-spirited pre-modernity”, “pre-capitalist pre-modernity”, and “hegemonic pre-modernity”) was later elaborated in BCIV to complete the historical set from pre-modernity to after-postmodernity. 28). , the freedom/unfreedom and equality/inequality dialectics in the context of “the cyclical progression of hegemony”), be the historical epoch in pre-modernity, modernity, postmodernity, or after-postmodernity in future times.
3. The Syntax of Existential Dialectics All this application of existential dialectics at multiple theoretical levels of analysis reveals something interesting, in terms of different general principles—which constitute the syntax of existential dialectics. 5 on the syntax of existential dialectics. 39). 41 on my theories about civilizational holism. For more details, the reader should refer to my previous books as cited in the tables. 20 •T H E F U TU R E O F C OM P LE XI T Y • With all this in mind—this book here, that is, The Future of Complexity (or simply FP), is to add three more principles, on top of the three aforementioned, namely, (d) the partiality-totality principle on the relationships between the parts and the whole, (e) the order-chaos principle on the process of change, and (f) the predictability-unpredictability principle on the occurrence of things—as part of the ontological logic of existential dialectics.
The Multiple Levels of Application Besides, the theoretical insights can be applied to different levels of analysis—even though, in a given example, it may refer to one level only. , the theory of post-capitalism at the institutional level). 3. The Syntax of Existential Dialectics All this application of existential dialectics at multiple theoretical levels of analysis reveals something interesting, in terms of different general principles—which constitute the syntax of existential dialectics. 5 on the syntax of existential dialectics.