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'In' Or 'As' Space?: A Model Of Complexity, With Philosophical, Simulatory, And Empirical Ramifications, Charles H. Smith Jan 2015

'In' Or 'As' Space?: A Model Of Complexity, With Philosophical, Simulatory, And Empirical Ramifications, Charles H. Smith

DLPS Faculty Publications

A General Systems model based on ideas originating with the writings of Benedict de Spinoza is described, starting with its philosophical underpinnings, and proceeding on to its relation to modern systems concepts, including attempts to simulate the relationships posed, and measure real world structures. Central to the idea is the notion that spatial extension may not have a prior existence, but emerges only through an entropy maximization process in which information and energy exchange is balanced among some limited number of subsystems that in sum comprise any given functioning complex system. Related published empiricism concerning geographical/geological systems – the hypsometry ...


Ua35/11 Student Honors Research Bulletin, Wku Honors Program Jan 1978

Ua35/11 Student Honors Research Bulletin, Wku Honors Program

WKU Archives Records

Papers representative of the variety of scholarly research conducted at WKU.

  • Adams, Kathy. The Appalachian Language
  • Barnett, Philip. A Study of Deviant Behavior of XYY Individuals in Regard to Environment and Genotype
  • Bell, Brooks. Loving, Loyal Linda Loman: An Interpretive Note
  • Danhauer, Janice. Motivating Workers Through Job Design
  • Davis, Barbara. The Transformation of a Man into a Man of Understanding in Murinbata Society
  • Davis, Diane. The Argot of the Homosexual
  • Jewell, Teresa. The Life Story of the Hero of World War I - Sergeant Alvin C. York
  • Lanham, Wayne. Das Knarrenschiff and a Ship of Fools: A Study in Influence
  • Maerker ...


Ua35/11 Student Honors Research Bulletin, Vol. Ii, Wku Honors Program Jan 1974

Ua35/11 Student Honors Research Bulletin, Vol. Ii, Wku Honors Program

WKU Archives Records

Articles written by honors program students. They were originally research projects, class papers or essays written for academic credit, but in each case the student has done further work editing and improving his or her manuscript for this publication. The articles represent a broad range of interests and disciplines, and they indicate a healthy attempt on the part of at least some students to dig for deeper knowledge and understanding than is usually associated with undergraduate study.

  • Greene, Bruce. The Traditional Fiddle Music of South-Central Kentucky
  • Moody, Marlin. Some Effects of the Herbicide Glyphosate on Johnson Grass Rhizomes
  • Jones, Larry ...


Ua35/11 Student Honors Bulletin, Vol. I, No. 1, Wku Honors Program Jan 1973

Ua35/11 Student Honors Bulletin, Vol. I, No. 1, Wku Honors Program

WKU Archives Records

Articles written by honors program students. They were originally research projects, class papers or essays written for academic credit, but in each case the student has done further work editing and improving his or her manuscript for this publication. The articles represent a broad range of interests and disciplines, and they indicate a healthy attempt on the part of at least some students to dig for deeper knowledge and understanding than is usually associated with undergraduate study.

  • Harris, James. The Trent Affair; Restraint vs. Irresponsibility
  • Massey, Scott. Foolishness
  • Oskins, Doug. Reuse of Sewage as a Potable Water Supply
  • Alvey, Richard ...


Ua35/11 Perspectives On Contemporary Man, Wku Honors Program Oct 1965

Ua35/11 Perspectives On Contemporary Man, Wku Honors Program

WKU Archives Records

Lectures delivered by WKU professors to the Freshman Colloquium in the fall of 1964. The Freshman Honors Colloquium is a special course open only to freshmen students whose test scores, on the battery of tests administered to all entering freshmen, fall in the upper 15% and who graduated in the top quarter of their high school graduating class. The book lists the participants in the colloquium.

Lectures:

  • Bailey, Donald. What is a Man, According to a Biologist?
  • Nash, Ronald. A Philosopher Looks at Man
  • Tachau, Charles. A Theologian Looks at Man
  • Watson, John. A Sociologist Looks at Man
  • Shedd, Charles ...