What is so Complex about Complexity?

  • Yair Neuman
Part of the Contemporary Systems Thinking book series (CST)


Complex systems are systems characterized by a large number of interconnected components. Those systems resist simple reductionism and, therefore, the researcher should study the overall dynamics of a complex system as evident from the emergence of gestalt forms out of micro-level interactions. Should we examine the mind as a complex socio-somatic-semiotic system?


Complexity Science Semiotic System Primary Distinction Interconnected Component Referential Conception 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yair Neuman
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  1. 1.Ben-Gurion University of the NegevBeer-ShevaIsrael

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