In the Wake of Chaos: Unpredictable Order in Dynamical Systems (Science and Its Conceptual Foundations series)

By: Stephen H. Kellert

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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.

Title: In the Wake of Chaos: Unpredictable Order in Dynamical Systems (Science and Its Conceptual Foundations series)

Author Name: Stephen H. Kellert

Categories: Cybernetics,

Publisher: University Of Chicago Press: 1994-12-15

ISBN Number: 0226429768

ISBN Number 13: 9780226429762

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Used: Good

Type: Softcover

Seller ID: 020416

Description: *** Softcover in Good + condition. Binding tight. No previous owner names. Pencil underlining throughout. Remainder dot on top page edges. ***