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SimplexitySimplifying Principles for a Complex World$
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Alain Berthoz

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780300169348

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300169348.001.0001

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Sketching a Theory of Simplexity

Sketching a Theory of Simplexity

(p.12) 2. Sketching a Theory of Simplexity

Alain Berthoz

Yale University Press

This chapter sketches out a theory of simplexity. It discusses the following principles of simplexity: the principle of refusal; the principle of specialization and selection; the principle of probabilistic anticipation; the detour principle; the principle of cooperation and redundancy; and the principle of meaning.

Keywords:   simplexity, refusal, specialization, selection, probabilistic anticipation, detour principle, cooperation, redundancy, meaning

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