Chaos and Life: Complexity and Order in Evolution and Thought

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Columbia University Press, Jan 5, 2004 - Science - 999 pages
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An alternative view of evolving complexity. Bird argues that randomness means not disorder but infinite order and that complexity arises from the "playing out" of chaotic systems.

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Bird (senior lecturer, Northumbria Univ.; president, Soc. for Chaos Theory in Psychology and Life Sciences) makes a sincere but seriously flawed attempt at a unified explanation of the diversity of ... Read full review

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Richard J. Bird is visiting scholar and sometime senior lecturer at Northumbria University in Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK. He is past president of the Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and Life Sciences.


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