Santa Fe Institute


Over the years authors from the Santa Fe Institute have published a number of "big books" which span a broad range of the disciplines they cover. Here's a selection:

  • Arthur, W. Brian. The nature of technology : what it is and how it evolves. New York : Free Press, 2009
  • Moore, Cristopher and Stephan Mertens. The nature of computation. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011
  • Bowles, Samuel and Herbert Gintis. A cooperative species : human reciprocity and its evolution. Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2011
  • Jackendoff, Ray. Foundations of language : brain, meaning, grammar, evolution. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002
  • Miller, John H. and Scott E. Page. Complex adaptive systems : an introduction to computational models of social life. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007.
  • Mitchell, Melanie. Complexity : a guided tour. New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, c2009
  • Erwin, Douglas H. Extinction : how life on earth nearly ended 250 million years ago. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2006
  • Newman, Mark E. J. Networks : an introduction. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
  • Gell-Mann, Murray. The quark and the jaguar : adventures in the simple and the complex. New York : W.H. Freeman, c1994
  • Hersh, Reuben. What is mathematics, really? New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
  • Wagner, Andreas. The origins of evolutionary innovations; a theory of transformative change in living systems. Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, 2011

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