Metapatterns by Tyler Volk

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In the interdisciplinary tradition of Buckminster Fuller's work, Gregory Bateson's Mind and Nature, and Fritjof Capra's Tao of Physics, Metapatterns embraces both nature and culture, seeking out the grand-scale patterns that help explain the functioning of our universe.

 

About Tyler Volk

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HANES WALTON, JR. is professor of political science at the University of Michigan.
 
Published April 15, 1995 by Columbia University Press. 296 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference, Science & Math, Law & Philosophy, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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This works well in instances where the author can link a form to growth patterns in nature or to aspects of biology, in particular the human nervous system, that guide our perceptions of the world.

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Metapatterns, as defined by Volk, who teaches earth system science at New York University, are universal patterns that recur in nature, organisms, ecosystems, art, politics and society.

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