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Complexity and the arrow of time / edited by Charles H. Lineweaver, Paul C.W. Davies, Michael Ruse
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013
book jacket
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 4th Floor  Q175.32.C65 C64 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Complexity (Philosophy)
Science -- Philosophy
Physical Description xii, 357 pages ; 24 cm
Summary "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"-- Provided by publisher
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
NOTE 525445
Alternate Author Lineweaver, C. H. (Charley H.)
Davies, P. C. W
Ruse, Michael

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