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Christopher Chase-Dunn HNPG09: Learning, Leadership and Creativity
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Oct. 8 The Evolution of Learning Since the Big Bang: Physical, Biological and Socio-cultural Complexity. (start reading Wagar book) David Christian 2004 Maps of Time . Berkeley: University of California Press. Richard G. Klein and Blake Edgar 2002 The Dawn of Human Culture . New York: Wiley Eric Chaisson 2005 Epic of Evolution: Seven Ages of the Cosmos. New York: Columbia University Press
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The evolution of learning since the big bang A modern creation myth Complexity theory The evolution of physical, biological and socio-cultural complexity particulate, galactic, stellar, planetary, chemical, biological and cultural evolution The 2 nd law of thermodynamics: things get messy
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Unformatted text preview: Times arrow: the big bang The emergence of structure in the physical universe: capture of free energy Up the down stair-case of entropy Stars and galaxies; our solar system Biological evolution and its effects on the earth: emergence and complexity Biological and socio-cultural evolution: similarities and differences Scale of the cosmos: 13 billion years Scale of the Earth, the biosphere and Gaia: 4.5 billion years Scale of multicellular organisms: 600 million years Scale of mammalian radiations: 70 million years Scale of human evolution: 7 million years Scale of human history: 200,000 years The rise sedentary human societies: the last 12 thousand years The scale of modernity: last 1000 years...
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