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This book should be read or at least coordinated through the following sequence.

HOME   (index.htm)
A brief introduction & quotes from book.
Return to: FRAMES Ecotaoism page Return to: NO FRAMES Ecotaoism page (ecotao1.htm): Introduces the holistic idea and acts as access point to all chapters.
SYNOPSIS
What is ecotaoism?
Perpetuity
Compatibility
PERPETUITY AND COMPATIBILITY:

YIN & YANG:
HOLISM :
1. ECOTECHNOLOGY:
2. NICHE:
3. ATOMIC NATURE:
4. PARADIGMS :Ecotechnology
Biodiversity Studies?
  The IDEA'S DEPARTMENT : Context of this study.
  SOME NOTES TO THIS BOOK:
The full development and understanding of holism requires a knowledge of other fields of study and other historic developments. These contribute to the context of the holistic idea. To some extent, they can be bypassed by anyone who wishes to do directly to the main material and " ARGUMENT " for holism.

 The Book of Time: (4_hislife.htm). A Brief History of Life as "The Book of Time". It serves as an introduction to the more detailed chapter that follows:
Article on the EVOLUTIONARY SEQUENCE: TIME & EVOLUTION (4b_histlife.htm). This in turn has a supporting appendix 1: a  TABLE OF THE GEOLOGICAL TIME SCALE , (bp.htm) in relation to evolution.

Chaos: CHAOS, COMPLEXITY and ECOSYSTEMS.
Version a with full sized jpg images, takes longer to download.

1. APPROXIMATIONS OF REALITY:
2. CHAOS:
rx(1-x)
edge of chaos
3. COMPLEXITY:

Version b with smaller images that link to the full sixed images.

HUMAN EVOLUTION:
A. SUMMARY :
B. SOURCES :
C. DATING TOOLS :
D.HUMAN EVOLUTION :
E. BEHAVIOUR AND MORALITY :
F. PRIMATE EVOLUTION :
  1. AUSTRALOPITHECUS
  2. HOMO habilis AND HOMO ERECTUS :
  3. NEANDERTHALS :
  4. HOMO SAPIENS :
G. THE ROAD TO CIVILISATION
  1. MODERN CULTURES :
  1.1 Hunter gatherers :
  1.2 Agriculture :
  1.3 Civilisation:
2. TECHNOLOGICAL AND INDUSTRIAL SOCIETY :
3. MODERN SOCIETY :
 

GEMS
1. THOMAS HOBBES:
HOBBES'S DERIVATION OF NATURAL LAW :
2. GENERAL J.C.  SMUTS:
a. SCIENCE:
  b. REALITY & RATIONALITY : (gem_b.htm)
3. CHARLES DARWIN :
4. IMMANUEL KANT :
4.1 GAIA:
4.2 KANT'S TELEOLOGY versus GOLDSMITH'S TELEOLOGY:
4.3 KANTIST TELEOLOGY & ECOLOGY :
5. CREATIONISM:
6. INTERACTION OF LOVELOCK'S GAIA AND HOLISM:
7. LAW, RULES, & REGULARITIES:
8. THEORIES:
9. PARADIGM TRAPS:
10. PRISONER'S DILEMMA:

RELIGION:
1. ISLAM :
2. Rise & Demise of  Natural Christian Theology :
3. CREATIONSIM :
 

MAIN DOCUMENT - ARGUMENT IN FAVOUR OF HOLISM:
The Concept
  A. SUMMARY:

B. INTRODUCTION:

C. ECOLOGY AND ECOSYSTEMS :

D. THE COIN: THE THEORY OF COOPERATION:

E. GENETICS and INHERITANCE:

F. GENETICS, ECOLOGY & EVOLUTION:

G. PARADIGMS OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE:
1. DOMINION & EXPLOITATION:
2. REDUCTIONIST INFINITY:
3. LABORATORY EXPERIMENTATION & GENERALISATIONS FROM SPECIALISATIONS:
4. THE DOMINATION OF CONCEPTS OR MODERN PARADIGMS:
  a. COMPETITION:
  b. GAME THEORY:
5. ANTHROPOMORPHISM AND GAIAN PURPOSE:
6. EMPHASIS UPON APPLIED SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY:

H. ARGUMENT
1. ECOLOGICAL INTERACTIONS: MODELLING COMPATIBILITY.
2. LOGISTIC MODEL:
3. GROUP SELECTION:

I. THE "WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY" IN THE MELV MODEL:

J. FURTHER MODEL DEVELOPMENT

1. THEORETICAL DEVELOPMENT
2. EXAMPLES OF STANDARD MODELS

K. INTERPRETATION OF THE PALEONTOLOGICAL RECORD IN THE LIGHT OF THE MODIFIED ENERGETIC LOTKA VOLTERRA MODEL:

L. POSITIVE HOLISM:

ORIGIN OF LIFE?

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