Complex Science for a Complex World
by Pascal Perez, David Batten
Publisher: Anu E Press 2006
Number of pages: 352
A new kind of science should help us deepen our understanding of how human ecosystems might grow and change over time. This book aims to convince the reader that this new kind of science is worthy of our attention. It is a science that embraces the complexity of our world, and addresses the interactions between human behavior and environmental responses.
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