Complexity and Analogy in Science: Theoretical, Methodological and Epistemological Aspects

Proceedings of the Plenary Session | 5-7 November 2012
Acta 22 | Vatican City, 2015
pp. 304 | ISBN 978-88-7761-106-2


Towards a Sustainable Use of Natural Resources by Respecting the Laws of Nature

Werner Arber

Life’s Biochemical Complexity

Rafael Vicuña


Jean-Michel Maldamé

Kolmogorov Complexity as a Hidden Factor of Scientific Discourse: From Newton's Law to Data Mining

Yuri I. Manin

Complexity, Reductionism, and Holism in Science and Philosophy of Science

Jürgen Mittelstraß

Complexity in Chemistry: From Disorder to Order

Gerhard Ertl

Deciphering Complexity in Biology: Induction of Embryonic Cell Differentiation by Morphogen Gradients

Edward M. De Robertis

Educating to Complexity: A Challenge

Pierre Léna

Interaction Between Two Readings: The Naturalistic and the Socratic “Know Thyself”

Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo

Scaling Laws in Complex Systems

Rudolf Muradyan

Glimpses of the Nanoworld

Chintamani Nagesa Ramachandra Rao

From Big Bang to Biospheres: The Scope and Limits of Explanation

Martin J. Rees

Complexity in Space Engineering

K. Kasturirangan

Complexity as Substrate for Neuronal Computations

Wolf J. Singer

Analogy, Identity, Equivalence

Michael Heller