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Does God Play Dice? The New Mathematics of Chaos

Edition: 
2
Publisher: 
John Wiley
Number of Pages: 
416
Price: 
24.95
ISBN: 
978-0631232513
Date Received: 
Thursday, May 7, 2009
Reviewable: 
Yes
Include In BLL Rating: 
Yes
Ian Stewart
Publication Date: 
2002
Format: 
Paperback
Audience: 
Category: 
General
BLL Committee
05/7/2009
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Preface to the Second Edition.

Prologue: Clockwork or Chaos?.

1. Chaos from Order.

2. Equations for Everything.

3. The Laws of Error.

4. The Last Universalist.

5. One-way Pendulum.

6. Strange Attractors.

7. The Weather Factory.

8. Recipe for Chaos.

9. Sensitive Chaos.

10. Fig-trees and Feigenvalues.

11. The Texture of Reality.

12. Return to Hyperion.

13. The Imbalance of Nature.

14. Beyond the Butterfly.

15. Von Neumann's Dream.

16. Chaos and the Quantum.

17. Farewell, Deep Thought.

Epilogue: Dicing with the Deity.

Further Reading.

Illustration Acknowledgements.

Index.

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