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From Being to Becoming: Time and Complexity in the Physical Sciences by Ilya Prigogine

Yonath Richard F. The conventional answer to this challenge to classical mechanics was given, about a hundred years ago, by Ludwig Boltzmann, who drew attention to the practical irreversibility of any process generating prgiogine.

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Forward and backward look alike: Fabius rated it really liked it Feb 18, Dennis Hart rated it it was amazing Jun 20, Daniel Schmachtenberger rated it it was amazing Dec 21, That which goes up might equally well be coming down; those things that are being done could as well be being undone. But Becomkng showed up the constructive role of such processes as the conduction of heat becooming electricity, or a succession of chemical transformations within a single fluid medium.

Mitchell Herbert C. Laura rated it really liked it May 04, He was a member of numerous scientific organizations, and received numerous awards, prizes and 53 honorary degrees. In becomingg of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: In his later years, his work concentrated on the fundamental role of indeterminism in nonlinear systems on both the classical and quantum level.

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This complex subject is made reasonably simple by Prigogine. Quantum Information and Complexity: In particular, Boltzmann showed the formal connection between this vague philosophical notion of growing disorder and the precise thermodynamic principle of ever-increasing entropy which had already been developed to explain an infinite diversity of natural and artificial processes — the weather, steam engines, beeing batteries, chemical reactions and so on.


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As in relativity, a negative statement is not the end of the story: Classicalmechanics,for example,can be used to fro, the path of a satellite in space. Sometimes these two types of behaviour are mixed, so that some trajectories are cyclic whilst others are apparently random, depending upon the initial conditions. Fitz rated it it was amazing Nov 18, His brother Alexandre — became an ornithologist.

Open Preview See a Problem? Prigogine traces the dispute over determinism back to Darwinwhose attempt to explain individual variability according to evolving populations inspired Ludwig Boltzmann to explain the behavior of gases in terms of populations of particles rather than individual particles.

His novel ideas concerning the time factor in fundamental physical theory must be taken very seriously indeed. Prigogine is best known for his definition of dissipative structures and their role in thermodynamic systems far from equilibriuma discovery that won him the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in