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Flowering of Civilization -- Deflowering of Culture


Citations of non-Kairos documents (References)

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Alexander, Christopher.  Harmony-Seeking Computations: a science of non-classical dynamics based on the progressive evolution of the larger whole. International Journal for Unconventional Computing (IJUC), 5, 2009. [text]

Alexander, Christopher.  New Concepts in Complexity Theory: an overview of the four books of the Nature of Order with emphasis on the scientific problems which are raised. 2003. [text]

Alexander, Christopher.  Empirical Findings from The Nature of Order. Environmental and Architectural Phenomenology, 18, 2007, (1): 11-19..

Alexander, Christopher.  The Nature of Order: an essay on the art of building and the nature of the universe. Center for Environmental Structure, 2003-4.. [summary]

Alexander, Christopher.  A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction. Oxford University Press, 1977.

Atkin, Ronald H.  Combinatorial Connectivities in Social Systems; an application of simplicial complex structures to the study of large organizations. Birkhauser, 1977.

Atkin, Ronald H.  Multidimensional Man: can man live in three dimensions? Penguin, 1981.

Atkinson, David William.  The English Ars Moriendi. Peter Lang, 1992.

Barter, Nick.  Metaphors that facilitate Organisational Understanding: reaching for the new and how machine and organism metaphors do not enable sustainable development. 2011. [text]

Bataille, Georges.  The Language of Flowers: Visions of Excess: Selected Writings, 1927-1939. University of Minnesota, 1985.

Bloom, Harold  (Ed.).    Till I End My Song: a gathering of last poems. Harper, 2010.

Bohm, David.  Wholeness and the Implicate Order. Routledge, 1980. [summary]

Boulding, Kenneth E.  Ecodynamics; a new theory of societal evolution. Sage, 1978.

Cerulo, Karen A.  Never Saw It Coming: cultural challenges to envisioning the worst. University of Chicago Press, 2006.

Cleverley, John.  Deflowering the Cultural Revolution: Letter from China. Change, 9, 1977, 5, pp. 32-37. [text]

Critchlow, Keith.  The Hidden Geometry of Flowers: living rhythms, form and number. Floris Books, 2011.

Critchlow, Keith.  The Mystery of Flowers: the sacred geometry of plants. Resurgence, 272, May/June 2012.

Critchlow, Keith.  Order in Space: a design source book. Thames and Hudson, 2000.

Critchlow, Keith.  Islamic Patterns: an analytical and cosmological approach. Inner Traditions, 1999.

Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly.  Flow: the psychology of optimal experience. Harper and Row, 1990.

Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly.  Finding Flow The psychology of engagement with everyday life. Basic Books, 1997.

Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly.  Good Business: leadership, flow, and the making of meaning. Penguin Books, 2003.

De Nicolas, Antonio T.  Hays, 1976.

Diamond, Jared M.  Guns, Germs, and Steel: the fates of human societies. W.W. Norton, 1997. [summary]

Diamond, Jared M.  Collapse: how societies choose to fail or succeed. Penguin, 2005,. [summary]

Elgin, Duane.  Voluntary Simplicity: toward a way of life that is outwardly simple, inwardly rich. Harper, 2010.

Elias, Ann.  War and the Visual Language of Flowers: an antipodean perspective. War, Literature and the Arts, 20, 2008, 1-2, pp. 234-250. [text]

Elias, Ann.  War, Flowers, and Visual Culture: the First World War collection of the Australian War Memorial. Journal of the Australian War Memorial, 40, February 2007. [text]

Elias, Ann.  Exquisite Corpse: Flowers and the First World War. International Journal of the Humanities, 5, 2007, 3, pp. 31-36 [abstract]..

Goody, Jack.  The Culture of Flowers. Cambridge University Press, 1993.

Haviland-Jones, Jeanette.  An Environmental Approach to Positive Emotion: Flowers. Evolutionary Psychology, 3, 2005, pp. 104-132. [text]

Hofstadter, Douglas.  Gödel, Escher, Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid: a metaphorical fugue on minds and machines in the spirit of Lewis Carroll. Basic Books, 1979. [summary]

Hofstadter, Douglas.  I Am a Strange Loop, 2007. [summary]

Hofstadter, Douglas / Sander, Emmanuel.  Surfaces and Essences: analogy as the fuel and fire of thinking. Basic Books, 2013.

Homer-Dixon, Thomas.  The Upside of Down: catastrophe, creativity and the renewal of civilization. Island Press, 2006.

Janzen, D. H.  The Deflowering of Central America. Natural History, 83, 1974.

Jesson, Linley K. / Barrett, Spencer C. H.  Enantiostyly: solving the puzzle of mirror-image flowers. Nature, 417, June 2002, 707. [abstract]

Koestler, Arthur.  The Call Girls: a tragi-comedy with prologue and epilogue. Random House, 1972.

Koestler, Arthur.  Beyond Reductionism: new perspectives in the life sciences -- the Alpbach Symposium. Hutchinson, 1969.

Koestler, Arthur.  The Ghost in the Machine. Hutchinson, 1967.

Koestler, Arthur.  Dialogue with Death. Macmillan, 1942. [summary]

Lovelock, James.  The Vanishing Face of Gaia: a Final Warning: enjoy it while you can. Basic Books, 2009.

Matile, Philippe / Altenburger, Rolf.  Rhythms of Fragrance Emission in Flowers. Planta, 174, 1988, 2, pp 242-247. [abstract]

Matussek, Peter.  The Renaissance of the Theater of Memory. Janus, 8, 2001. [text]

Mazrui, Ali A. / Luthuli, Albert / White, Andrew D.  The Floral Gap: where are the flowers in African culture?. 2004. [text]

Ohnuki-Tierney, Emiko.  Kamikaze, Cherry Blossoms and Nationalisms: the militarization of aesthetics in Japanese history. University of Chicago Press, 2002.

Rosen, Steven M.  Dreams, Death, Rebirth: a multimedia topological odyssey into alchemy's hidden dimensions. 2013. [text]

Russell, Peter.  The White Hole in Time: our future evolution and the meaning of now. Harpercollins, 1993.

Sartiliot, Claudette.  Herbarium Verbarium: the discourse of flowers. University of Nebraska Press, 1993.

Schantz, Mark.  Awaiting the Heavenly Country: the Civil War and America's culture of death. Cornell University Press, 2008.

Sorokin, Pitirim A.  Social and Cultural Dynamics. Sargent, 1957.

Sorokin, Pitirim A.  Crisis of Our Age. Oneworld, 1992.

Sorokin, Pitirim A.  Man and Society in Calamity. Transaction Publishers, 2010.

Soros, George.  The Alchemy of Finance. Wiley, 2003.

Spretnak, Charlene.  Ecofeminism: our roots and flowering. Ecospirit, 3, 1990, 2 (Keynote address to conference on Ecofeminist Perspectives: Culture, Nature, Theory, 1987). [summary]

Stibbe, Arran.  The Corporation as Person and Psychopath: multimodal metaphor, rhetoric and resistance. Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis across Disciplines, 6, 2013, 2, pp. 114-136. [text]

Taleb, Nassim Nicholas.  The Black Swan: the impact of the highly improbable. Random House, 2010.

Wijkman, Anders / Rockström, Johan.  Bankrupting Nature: denying our planetary boundaries. Routledge; 2012.

Yates, Frances A.  The Art of Memory. University of Chicago Press, 2001.

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