Providing an introduction to the controversial field of chaos theory, this text shows how chaos makes its presence felt in many varieties of event, from the fluctuation of animal populations to the ups and downs of the stock market. It also exmaines the roots of chaos in modern mathematics and physics, and explores the relationships between chaos and complexity, the unifying theory which suggests that all complex systems evolve from a few simple rules.
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Ziauddin Sardar is a hugely renowned writer, broadcaster, journalist and critic. 'Britain's own Muslim polymath' (Independent) has become one of the UK's leading intellectuals and writes on a huge variety of subjects in numerous newspapers and magazines throughout the world. He is also Visiting Professor of Postcolonial Studies at the City University, London.Review:
"'A beautifully succinct primer... highly recommended' Time Out"
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Descripción Totem Books, 1997. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P111840460784