Complexity and the Arrow of Time (BOK)

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There is a widespread assumption that the universe in general, and life in particular, is 'getting more complex with time'. This book brings together a wide range of experts in science, philosophy and theology and unveils their joint effort in exploring this idea. They confront essential problems behind the theory of complexity and the role of life within it: what is complexity? When does it increase, and why? Is the universe evolving towards states of ever greater complexity and diversity? If so, what is the source of this universal enrichment? This book addresses those difficult questions, and offers a unique cross-disciplinary perspective on some of the most profound issues at the heart of science and philosophy. Readers will gain insights in complexity that reach deep into key areas of physics, biology, complexity science, philosophy and religion.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forlag
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9781107027251 Antall sider 368
Dimensjoner 15,2cm x 22,8cm x 2cm Vekt 740 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Charles H. Lineweaver, Michael Ruse, Paul C. W. Davies
Emner og form Philosophy of science, History of science