University of Connecticut & CSH External Faculty
Peter Turchin is a scientist and an author who wants to understand how human societies evolve, and why we see such a staggering degree of inequality in economic performance and effectiveness of governance among nations. Peter’s approach to answering these questions blends theory building with the analysis of data. He is the founder of a new transdisciplinary field of Cliodynamics, which uses the tools of complexity science and cultural evolution to study the dynamics of historical empires and modern nation-states.
Peter has published two hundred articles, including a dozen in such top journals as Nature, Science, and PNAS. In 2004, Peter was designated as “Highly Cited Researcher” by ISIHighlyCited.com. He has authored seven books, including Secular Cycles (with Sergey Nefedov, Princeton, 2009), and War and Peace and War (Penguin, 2005).
Uomini e religioni: le divinità e lo sviluppo di società complesse [Italian]
Focus (Italy), Mar 31, 2019
Civilizações complexas deram origem a “deuses moralizadores”, e não o contrário [Portuguese]
HyperScience, Mar 26, 2019
Estudo revela que os Deuses são consequência das sociedades complexas [Portuguese]
Visivaglobal , Mar 21, 2019
Divine punishment didn’t goad us into building civilization—it was the other way around
ZME Science, Mar 21, 2019
Сложните общества раждат моралните богове, а не обратното [Bulgarian]
Nauka Off News, Mar 21, 2019