The Systemic Turn in Human and Natural Sciences : A Rock in the Pond.

By: Urbani Ulivi, LuciaMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandContemporary Systems Thinking Ser: Publisher: Cham : Springer International Publishing AG, 2019Copyright date: ©2019Description: 1 online resource (221 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783030007256Subject(s): System theory | Computers and civilizationGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Systemic Turn in Human and Natural Sciences : A Rock in the PondDDC classification: 003 LOC classification: HF4999.2-6182Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Intro -- Preface -- Systemic Thinking: An Introduction -- The Systemic Point of View -- The History of the Notion of System -- The System of the World -- The System of Nature -- Philosophical System -- The Issue of Finalism -- System Theory -- Holism -- Complexity -- Finalism -- Interdisciplinarity -- Contents -- Contributors -- Phenomenological Structural Dynamics of Emergence: An Overview of How Emergence Emerges -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Emergence from Compatibilities and Equivalences -- 2.1 Admissible, Compatible, and Equivalent -- 2.2 Several Ways to Maintain Emergent Coherence -- 2.3 Incompleteness, Fluctuations, and the Observer -- 3 Complex Systems and Emergence -- 4 Synchronisation, Correlation, Coherence, and Polarisation -- 4.1 Synchronisation -- 4.2 Correlation -- 4.3 Coherence -- Structural Dynamics -- Approaches -- 4.4 Polarisation and Global Ordering -- 5 The Coherence of Emergence in Complex Systems -- 5.1 Examples of Phenomena Compatible with Emergence, Suitable for Hosting Processes of Emergence, and Possibly Establishing Themselves as Processes of Emergence -- Attractors (Phenomenon) -- Chaotic Behaviour -- Dissipation -- Domains of Coherence -- Multiple and Remote Synchronisations -- Multiple Systems -- 5.2 Examples of Properties Intended as Signs, Clues, Theory-Substitutive Concordances and Correspondences, and Possible Trademarks of Emergence -- Attractors (Property of Models) -- Bifurcation Points -- Meta-Structural Properties -- Network Properties -- Non-Equivalence -- Power Laws -- Scale Invariance and Self-Similarity -- Symmetry Breaking -- Unpredictability -- The Constructivist Role of the Observer -- 6 Simulations -- 7 Conclusions -- Web Resources (Accessed on December 4, 2017) -- References -- The World Opacity and Knowledge -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Opacity and Transparency -- 3 Intrinsic Opacity.
4 Observables and Dynamics -- 5 The Ontological Prejudice -- 6 The Naive Vision of the World -- 7 Open Systems and Closed Systems -- 8 The Arrow of Time -- 9 The Brain Action-Perception Cycle -- 10 Mind and Brain -- References -- In Search of Organization Laws: A New Way of Doing Science? (The Uprising of Systemic Attitude) -- 1 An Information Crisis? -- 2 Systemic Style -- 3 Networks -- 4 Conclusions -- References -- Is Present Ecology a Systemic Discipline? New Scientific Paradigms Lead to Bionomics -- 1 Going Over the Galilean Method -- 2 Limits Emerging from Paradigm Shift -- 2.1 Limits of Conventional Ecology -- 2.2 Limits of Conventional Vegetation Analysis -- 2.3 Limits of Conventional Planetary Health Studies -- 3 Bionomics and Landscape Bionomics -- 3.1 Landscape Structure (Shape-Function Relation) -- 3.2 Landscape Processes (Physiology) -- 3.3 Landscape Health State Diagnosis -- 3.4 Planetary Health Control -- 4 Conclusion -- References -- Architecture and Systemics: A Brief Outline -- 1 Complexity Made Simple? -- 2 Form and Function Between Reason and Nature -- 3 Good Fit, Permanence, Co-evolution: A Matter of Time -- 4 Metaphors Aside: Feedback, Performance, Affordance -- References -- Climate Risks, Economics and Finance: Insights from Complex Systems -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Climate Change Economics: Why Current Models Are Wrong? -- 3 An Evolutionary Perspective on the Climate-Economy Dimension -- 3.1 Evaluation of Climate Damages -- 3.2 Agent Based Integrated Assessment -- 3.3 Macroeconomics, Climate and Finance -- 4 A Financial Networks Perspective on Climate-Finance -- 4.1 Climate Risks and Financial Stability -- 4.2 Financial Networks for the Analysis of Climate-Related Financial Risks -- 5 Conclusions -- References -- The Legal Concept of the Environment and Systemic Vision -- 1 The Law and Its Environment.
2 The Formation of the Legal Notion of the Environment -- 3 Environmental Resources and Ecosystem Services -- 4 The Environment as a Shared System -- 5 A Summarising Formula: Environmental Objects Are Considered by Law as Physical Commons with a Legacy Value -- 6 Systemic Vision and Legal Principles to Protect the Environment -- 7 Environmental Law Tested by Complexity: Climate Change -- 8 Climate Change and the Legal Response -- 9 The Limits of the Approach to the Problem of Climate Change -- 10 The Most Recent Developments (Outline of the Paris Agreement) -- References -- The Living Body as a Model of Systemic Organization in Ancient Thinking -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Homer -- 3 Physical Anatomy -- 4 Connections Among Parts of the Body and Emotions -- 5 The Part Expresses the Whole -- 6 Psychê -- 7 The Organism in Aristotle -- 8 Conclusions -- Bibliography -- Sentences as Systems: The Principle of Compositionality and Its Limits -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Sentences are Structured Entities -- 2.1 Syntactic Structure -- 2.2 A Formal Definition -- 2.3 Isomorphism Between Syntax and Semantics -- 3 Limits of the Principle of Compositionality -- 3.1 Idioms -- 3.2 Ambiguity and Polysemy -- 3.3 Anaphoric Pronouns -- 3.4 Semantic Indeterminacy -- 3.5 Exophoric Pronouns -- 4 Concerning Defenses of a Radical Version of the Principle of Compositionality -- 4.1 Idioms -- 4.2 Ambiguity -- 4.3 Anaphoric Pronouns -- 4.4 Semantic Indeterminacy -- 5 Conclusion -- References -- Mind and Body. Whose? Philosophy of Mind and the Systemic Approach -- 1 First Part: The Status of Philosophy of Mind -- 2 Second Part: Tensions and Inconsistencies -- 3 Third Part: Contributions of Systemic (and Non-systemic) Thought Useful in Philosophy of Mind -- 4 Fourth Part: Proposal for a "Systemic" Philosophy of Mind -- References.
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Intro -- Preface -- Systemic Thinking: An Introduction -- The Systemic Point of View -- The History of the Notion of System -- The System of the World -- The System of Nature -- Philosophical System -- The Issue of Finalism -- System Theory -- Holism -- Complexity -- Finalism -- Interdisciplinarity -- Contents -- Contributors -- Phenomenological Structural Dynamics of Emergence: An Overview of How Emergence Emerges -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Emergence from Compatibilities and Equivalences -- 2.1 Admissible, Compatible, and Equivalent -- 2.2 Several Ways to Maintain Emergent Coherence -- 2.3 Incompleteness, Fluctuations, and the Observer -- 3 Complex Systems and Emergence -- 4 Synchronisation, Correlation, Coherence, and Polarisation -- 4.1 Synchronisation -- 4.2 Correlation -- 4.3 Coherence -- Structural Dynamics -- Approaches -- 4.4 Polarisation and Global Ordering -- 5 The Coherence of Emergence in Complex Systems -- 5.1 Examples of Phenomena Compatible with Emergence, Suitable for Hosting Processes of Emergence, and Possibly Establishing Themselves as Processes of Emergence -- Attractors (Phenomenon) -- Chaotic Behaviour -- Dissipation -- Domains of Coherence -- Multiple and Remote Synchronisations -- Multiple Systems -- 5.2 Examples of Properties Intended as Signs, Clues, Theory-Substitutive Concordances and Correspondences, and Possible Trademarks of Emergence -- Attractors (Property of Models) -- Bifurcation Points -- Meta-Structural Properties -- Network Properties -- Non-Equivalence -- Power Laws -- Scale Invariance and Self-Similarity -- Symmetry Breaking -- Unpredictability -- The Constructivist Role of the Observer -- 6 Simulations -- 7 Conclusions -- Web Resources (Accessed on December 4, 2017) -- References -- The World Opacity and Knowledge -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Opacity and Transparency -- 3 Intrinsic Opacity.

4 Observables and Dynamics -- 5 The Ontological Prejudice -- 6 The Naive Vision of the World -- 7 Open Systems and Closed Systems -- 8 The Arrow of Time -- 9 The Brain Action-Perception Cycle -- 10 Mind and Brain -- References -- In Search of Organization Laws: A New Way of Doing Science? (The Uprising of Systemic Attitude) -- 1 An Information Crisis? -- 2 Systemic Style -- 3 Networks -- 4 Conclusions -- References -- Is Present Ecology a Systemic Discipline? New Scientific Paradigms Lead to Bionomics -- 1 Going Over the Galilean Method -- 2 Limits Emerging from Paradigm Shift -- 2.1 Limits of Conventional Ecology -- 2.2 Limits of Conventional Vegetation Analysis -- 2.3 Limits of Conventional Planetary Health Studies -- 3 Bionomics and Landscape Bionomics -- 3.1 Landscape Structure (Shape-Function Relation) -- 3.2 Landscape Processes (Physiology) -- 3.3 Landscape Health State Diagnosis -- 3.4 Planetary Health Control -- 4 Conclusion -- References -- Architecture and Systemics: A Brief Outline -- 1 Complexity Made Simple? -- 2 Form and Function Between Reason and Nature -- 3 Good Fit, Permanence, Co-evolution: A Matter of Time -- 4 Metaphors Aside: Feedback, Performance, Affordance -- References -- Climate Risks, Economics and Finance: Insights from Complex Systems -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Climate Change Economics: Why Current Models Are Wrong? -- 3 An Evolutionary Perspective on the Climate-Economy Dimension -- 3.1 Evaluation of Climate Damages -- 3.2 Agent Based Integrated Assessment -- 3.3 Macroeconomics, Climate and Finance -- 4 A Financial Networks Perspective on Climate-Finance -- 4.1 Climate Risks and Financial Stability -- 4.2 Financial Networks for the Analysis of Climate-Related Financial Risks -- 5 Conclusions -- References -- The Legal Concept of the Environment and Systemic Vision -- 1 The Law and Its Environment.

2 The Formation of the Legal Notion of the Environment -- 3 Environmental Resources and Ecosystem Services -- 4 The Environment as a Shared System -- 5 A Summarising Formula: Environmental Objects Are Considered by Law as Physical Commons with a Legacy Value -- 6 Systemic Vision and Legal Principles to Protect the Environment -- 7 Environmental Law Tested by Complexity: Climate Change -- 8 Climate Change and the Legal Response -- 9 The Limits of the Approach to the Problem of Climate Change -- 10 The Most Recent Developments (Outline of the Paris Agreement) -- References -- The Living Body as a Model of Systemic Organization in Ancient Thinking -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Homer -- 3 Physical Anatomy -- 4 Connections Among Parts of the Body and Emotions -- 5 The Part Expresses the Whole -- 6 Psychê -- 7 The Organism in Aristotle -- 8 Conclusions -- Bibliography -- Sentences as Systems: The Principle of Compositionality and Its Limits -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Sentences are Structured Entities -- 2.1 Syntactic Structure -- 2.2 A Formal Definition -- 2.3 Isomorphism Between Syntax and Semantics -- 3 Limits of the Principle of Compositionality -- 3.1 Idioms -- 3.2 Ambiguity and Polysemy -- 3.3 Anaphoric Pronouns -- 3.4 Semantic Indeterminacy -- 3.5 Exophoric Pronouns -- 4 Concerning Defenses of a Radical Version of the Principle of Compositionality -- 4.1 Idioms -- 4.2 Ambiguity -- 4.3 Anaphoric Pronouns -- 4.4 Semantic Indeterminacy -- 5 Conclusion -- References -- Mind and Body. Whose? Philosophy of Mind and the Systemic Approach -- 1 First Part: The Status of Philosophy of Mind -- 2 Second Part: Tensions and Inconsistencies -- 3 Third Part: Contributions of Systemic (and Non-systemic) Thought Useful in Philosophy of Mind -- 4 Fourth Part: Proposal for a "Systemic" Philosophy of Mind -- References.

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