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Evolution of Complexity and Intelligence on Earth

Area
Natural Scienc, Humanities/Social Sciences

Thematic Area
Chemistry/Biology, Political science (international relations, international governance), Sociology and Philosophy

Description
The video provides a quite interesting perspective on the evolution of complexity and intelligence on Earth, discussing some of the main features of complexity theory. In the analysis of this larger topic, the video touches elements of biology, physics, sociology and computer science.


Points of Strength
The video provides a quite large perspective on the topic of complexity, making very interesting connections between different subjects and research fields to discuss many aspects of life on Earth. The simple way in which the arguments are presented provides to students an excellent starting point to get acquainted with complexity thinking strategies.