The Collapse of Chaos: Discovering Simplicity in a Complex World (Penguin Science)

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Paperback. Pub date: 2000 Pages: 512 Publisher: Penguin Do we live in a simple or a complex universe Jack Cohen and Ian Stewart explore the ability of Complicated the rules to generate simple behavior in nature through 'the collapse of chaos'. 'The most startling. thought-provoking book I've read all year. I was pleased to learn that most of the things I thought I knew were wrong' - Terry Pratchett.Contents: Simplicity and complexity; the laws of nature; the organization of development; the possibilities of evolution; the origins of human understanding; systems of interactive behaviour; complexity and simplicity; the nature of laws; the development of organizations; the evolution of possibilities; the understanding of human origins; the behaviour of interactive systems ; complicity and simplexity.

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Jack Cohen is an internationally known reproductive biologist. Ian Stewart is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Warwick.

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