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Paul Cilliers

Data de nascimento: 25. Dezembro 1956
Data de falecimento: 31. Julho 2011


Friedrich Paul Cilliers was a South-African philosopher, complexity researcher, and Professor in Complexity and Philosophy at the Stellenbosch University. He was known for his contributions in the field of complex systems.

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„The acknowledgement of complexity, however, certainly does not lead to the conclusion that anything goes.“

—  Paul Cilliers
p. viii; as cited in: Michael Lissack (2002), The Interaction of Complexity and Management, p. 233

„In order to constitute a complex system, the elements have to interact, and this interaction must be dynamic.“

—  Paul Cilliers
p. 3; as cited in: Richard Andrews, ‎Erik Borg, ‎Stephen Boyd Davis (2012), The SAGE Handbook of Digital Dissertations and Theses, p. 129

„At the heart of the matter... our technologies have become more powerful than our theories... We can do with technology what we cannot do with science.“

—  Paul Cilliers
p. 1-2; as cited by David Byrne (1999) in: " Complexity and Postmodernism: Book Review" in JASSS Vol 2 (2)


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