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The Collapse of Chaos: Discovering Simplicity in a Complex World (Penguin Press Science) By Jack S. Cohen

The Collapse of Chaos: Discovering Simplicity in a Complex World (Penguin Press Science)
by Jack S. Cohen

Dealing with the wider field of complexity theory, this book tackles the question of how complexity arises in nature, and of how life overcomes chaos and entropy to create developing order. The book ranges across various fields of modern science, from quantum mechanics to evolution.

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The Collapse of Chaos: Discovering Simplicity in a Complex World Summary


Moving on from his books on chaos ("Does God Play Dice?") and symmetry ("Fearful Symmetry"), the author of this book deals with the wider field of complexity theory. The book tackles the question of how complexity arises in nature, of how life overcomes chaos and entropy to create developing order. Co-written with biologist Jack Cohen, the book will range across the central areas of modern science, from quantum mechanics and cosmology to evolution and intelligence, looking at the central questions of order, chaos, reductionism and complexity.

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GOR001199536
The Collapse of Chaos: Discovering Simplicity in a Complex World (Penguin Press Science)
Jack S. Cohen
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1995-04-01
512
0140178740
9780140178746
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