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In the Wake of Chaos : Unpredictable Order in Dynamical Systems - Stephen H. Kellert

In the Wake of Chaos

Unpredictable Order in Dynamical Systems

Paperback Published: 1st January 1993
ISBN: 9780226429762
Number Of Pages: 190

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Chaos theory has captured scientific and popular attention. What began as the discovery of randomness in simple physical systems has become a widespread fascination with "chaotic" models of everything from business cycles to brainwaves to heart attacks. But what exactly does this explosion of new research into chaotic phenomena mean for our understanding of the world? In this timely book, Stephen Kellert takes the first sustained look at the broad intellectual and philosophical questions raised by recent advances in chaos theory--its implications for science as a source of knowledge and for the very meaning of that knowledge itself.

ISBN: 9780226429762
ISBN-10: 0226429768
Series: Science & Its Conceptual Foundations S.
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 190
Published: 1st January 1993
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 12.6  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.23
Edition Type: New edition