Worlds Hidden in Plain Sight: The Evolving Idea of Complexity at the Santa Fe Institute, 1984–2019 (Compass)

June 14, 2021
Worlds Hidden in Plain Sight: The Evolving Idea of Complexity at the Santa Fe Institute, 1984–2019 (Compass)

Over the last three decades, the Santa Fe Institute and itsnetwork of researchers have been pursuing a revolution inscience.Ignoring the boundaries of disciplines and schools and searchingfor novel fundamental ideas, theories, and practices, thisinternational community integrates the full range of scientificinquiries that will help us to understand and survive on a complexplanet.This volume collects essays from the past thirty years ofresearch, in which contributors explain in clear and accessiblelanguage many of the deepest challenges and insights of complexityscience.Explore the evolution of complex systems science with chaptersfrom Nobel Laureates Murray Gell-Mann and Kenneth Arrow, as well asnumerous pioneering complexity researchers, including John Holland,Brian Arthur, Robert May, Richard Lewontin, Jennifer Dunne, andGeoffrey West.