V. Ahl & T.F.H. Allen: Hierarchy Theory (1996)

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Has it ever occured to you that we are surrounded by biological and social systems that exhibit a very particular architecture? They are hierarchical, i.e. composed of one or more levels of interrelated subsystems. Hierarchy theory explains why that is and how it helps to better understand complexity. This book by Valerie Ahl and Timothy Allen is a classic in this niche of the systems literature.

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Philippe Vandenbroeck

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Facilitator @ shiftN ⎹ Post-disciplinary researcher @ Newrope, ETH Zürich ⎹ How to create spaces were life is able to unfold, and is experienced as life?