Turbulent mirror: an illustrated guide to chaos theory and the science of wholeness

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HarperCollins Canada, Limited, 1989 - Science - 222 pages
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Written for the layperson, A Turbulent Mirror offers a perfect introduction to one of today's most popular and provocative areas of science--Chaos Theory. 100 photos and charts.

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Unlike James Gleick's Chaos: Making a New Science ( LJ 8/87), which focused heavily on mathematics, Briggs and Peat look at how chaos theory--the idea that turbulent phenomena actually contain ... Read full review

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FOREWORD
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Prologue
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Chapter
31
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John Briggs is a professor of English of Western Connecticut State University, has taught at the New School for Social Research in New York, and holds a doctorate in aesthetics and psychology. He is the author of Fractals: The Patterns of Chaos, and co-author, with physicist F. David Peat, of Turbulent Mirror and Seven Life Lessons of Chaos.

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