Big Historical Foundations for Deep Future Speculations: Cosmic Evolution, Atechnogenesis, and Technocultural Civilization

@article{Last2017BigHF,
  title={Big Historical Foundations for Deep Future Speculations: Cosmic Evolution, Atechnogenesis, and Technocultural Civilization},
  author={Cadell Last},
  journal={Foundations of Science},
  year={2017},
  volume={22},
  pages={39-124}
}
  • C. Last
  • Published 2017
  • Sociology
  • Foundations of Science
Abstract Big historians are attempting to construct a general holistic narrative of human origins enabling an approach to studying the emergence of complexity, the relation between evolutionary processes, and the modern context of human experience and actions. In this paper I attempt to explore the past and future of cosmic evolution within a big historical foundation characterized by physical, biological, and cultural eras of change. From this analysis I offer a model of the human future that… 

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