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Thinking in complexity

Klaus Mainzer

Thinking in complexity

the computional dynamics of matter, mind, and mankind

by Klaus Mainzer

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Springer in Berlin, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Philosophy -- History.,
  • Social sciences.,
  • Computer science.,
  • Complexity (Philosophy),
  • Nonlinear theories.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [441]-467) and indexes.

    StatementKlaus Mainzer.
    SeriesSpringer complexity
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ175 .M257 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 482 p. :
    Number of Pages482
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21785423M
    ISBN 109783540722274
    LC Control Number2007925880


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