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  1. Introduction.
  2. The parts and the whole.
  3. Focus not on structure but on process.
  4. Epistemic science.
  5. No fundamentals.
  6. No absolute 'Truth' but approximate descriptions.
  7. No more dominance over nature.
  8. Conclusion.

?Nature is seen as an interconnected dynamic network of relationships that include the human observer as an integral component.?
If we were to replace the word ?nature? with ?art? in this quote, it still functions as a good definition. Through nature, we encounter chaos; and through the course of human history, there has developed two ways of describing this chaos: one runs through science/mathematics and the other through art. Through this relationship between chaos, science and art, I will use Capra's criteria for what he calls the ?New-Paradigm Thinking in Science? as outlined in his book ?The Tao of Physics ?

[...] The grid's order is not an accurate model of how life is- unless your life is totally generic and boring. Nature's complexity is a much more suitable influence on a work of art, for its characteristics of complex organization, growth, and dynamics. John Cage's Indeterminacy provides an example of this complexity in his use of a simple system to create a performance / music piece. Each part of this lecture and musical performance is divided into a one minute long segment where within these segments Cage would read different texts that were varied in length. [...]

[...] Their work fragments various elements out of daily life everything from candy, ladders, and toothpicks in a Sarah Sze piece to hydraulic lifts, blow-up dolls and steel infrastructure of Rhoades's A Perfect World. - Jason Rhoades A Perfect World 2000 A Perfect World communicates the artwork as model of life. Within this piece, similarly to the Nauman piece, the viewer must interact with the whole environment that has been staged by the artist. The viewer becomes an explorer in this world, excavating information from the actions that have occurred in the space. [...]

[...] Works Cited Bey, Hakim, The Temporary Autonomous Zone (Brooklyn: Automedia, 1985) Braungart, Michael and McDonough, William Cradle to Cradle (New York: North Point Press 2002) Capra, Fritjof, The Tao of Physics- 3rd Edition (Boston: Shambhala Publications, Inc 1991) Capra, Fritjof, The Web of Life (New York: Anchor Books, 1996) Entry for Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics Entry for Pruitt-Igoe Entry for Weatherhead School of Management Entry for Uncertainty Principle Herbert, Nick Quantum Realities: Beyond the New Physics (Anchor Books: New York 1985) Waldman, Diane. [...]

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