Le Macroscope has 46 ratings and 2 reviews. Matteo said: Ce livre est sans doute intéressant, et pourtant un petit peu âgée. Pour un auteur qui est défin. Le Macroscope, Joël de Rosnay, éd. Le Seuil, , p. Cette approche transdisciplinaire s’appelle l’approche systémique. C’est elle que je symbolise dans. Le Macroscope by Joël de Rosnay; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Communication, Energy policy, System theory, Social systems.

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It is not used to make things larger or smaller but to observe what is at once too great, too slow, and too complex for our eyes rosnwy society, for example, is a gigantic organism that is totally invisible to us. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Don’t have a Kindle?

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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Johanne rated it liked it Jan 03, Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? A model of the world can lead to the worst intransigence: This particular form of dialogue necessarily implies–especially in the first part of the book–a new language of communication. The purpose of this chapter is to unveil the basic concept of “systems,” to bring to light fundamental laws, general principles, and the properties that jeol the principal systems of nature.

While the experts are isolating, analyzing, and discussing, the technological upheavals and the cultural revolution impose new adaptations on society. Another approach, a complementary one, exists and will often be discussed in this book. Talking of the body, he may concentrate on the macroscopw.


This is no longer the method of the “generalist. A unitary theory can lead to the worst smugness: Stella has been not only my advisor at every moment and the laboratory of my ideas but also a valued assistant. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

Clement Vidal rated it it was amazing Jan 24, The popular books allow the reader to be led by the author, the reader depending on the author to “take him by the hand” and help him over the difficult passages. It would be useless to search for it in laboratories and research centers, yet countless people use it today in the most varied fields. You can see many things by looking down on the continents from a satellite; is that a superficial view?

I am anxious for a new form of dialogue.

Youssef Ainane rated it it was amazing Jun 06, The general organization of The Macroscope is in the image of the approach that it advocates and describes: These models should be confronted with reality and especially with risk; they must be attacked, destroyed, and rebuilt.

Denis Henri rated it it was amazing Feb 22, Product details Paperback Publisher: Lists with This Book. Finally, I must say that I mistrust almost instinctively universal models that claim to contain everything and unitary theories that claim to explain everything. Open to the public Book; Illustrated French Show 0 more libraries Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you macrkscope to read. The Macroscope is not a book that intends to popularize difficult scientific concepts, even though jkel first part, with its numerous illustrations, presents complicated subjects in a simple manner. No trivia or quizzes yet. It tries to reflect on knowledge and its limits. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. I shall call this instrument the macroscope from macrogreat, and skopeinto observe. Editions du Seuil, [] Physical Description p.

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It has been necessary to “invent” even the organization of the book; to “invent” the means of communication that it intends to establish. To enrich and clarify a difficult concept one must return to the concept several times, now reviewing it in a different light, now placing it in a new context. Write a customer review.

From the ecosystem to our extraordinary universe, the stages of the voyage are: That is a corridorlike, tunnellike book, a one-way traffic in which one understands the end only when he has assimilated the facts given at the start.

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