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on 3 January 2012
This is a good primer/intro to the field of complexity science. It won't teach you how to apply complexity science as such, but gets you thinking on the right lines. I particularly enjoyed the real life applications that were used throughout the book to help convey how complexity science can be applied to almost any area of life/human endeavour.
My only gripe with the book (and hence my only giving 4 stars), is not in the content of the book but the authors over use of the words 'in other words', which seem to appear in nearly every paragraph, probably a slight exaggeration but it does get a bit irritating after a while. He also uses 'in short' too much- these are easily fixed in a revised edition I suppose.
Overall, a good intro to the subject and provokes some interesting thoughts on life.