Introducing Chaos: A Graphic Guide (Graphic Guides)

Introducing Chaos: A Graphic Guide (Graphic Guides)

by Ziauddin Sardar (Author), Iwona Abrams (Author)

Synopsis

"Introducing Chaos" explains 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 examines the roots of chaos in modern mathematics and physics, and explores the relationship between chaos and complexity, the new unifying theory which suggests that all complex systems evolve from a few simple rules.This is an accessible introduction to an astonishing and controversial theory that could dramatically change our view of the natural world and our place in a turbulent universe.

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More Information

Format: Illustrated
Pages: 176
Edition: 4
Publisher: Icon Books
Published: 04 Sep 2008

ISBN 10: 1848310137
ISBN 13: 9781848310131

Media Reviews
'A beautifully succinct primer... highly recommended' -- Time Out
Author Bio
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.