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Entropy, information, and evolution : new perspectives on physical and biological evolution

Author: Bruce H Weber; David J Depew; James D Smith; California State University, Fullerton. School of Natural Science and Mathematics.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the most exciting and controversial areas of scientific research in recent years has been the application of the principles of nonequilibrium thermodynamics to the problems of the physical  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Congresses
Kongress
Conference papers and proceedings
Congrès
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce H Weber; David J Depew; James D Smith; California State University, Fullerton. School of Natural Science and Mathematics.
ISBN: 0262231328 9780262231329 9780262731683 0262731681
OCLC Number: 15631080
Notes: Based on papers presented at a conference on evolution, entropy, and information, held at California State University, Fullerton, May 1985, and sponsored by the University's School of Natural Science and Mathematics.
"A Bradford book."
Description: x, 376 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Entropy in an expanding universe / Steven Frautschi --
Growth of order in the universe / David Layzer --
Parity violation and the origin of biomolecular chirality / Dilip Kondepudi --
Kinetic theory of living pattern and form and its possible relationship to evolution / Lionel G. Harrison --
The thermodynamic origin of ecosystems / Lionel Johnson --
Thermodynamics, ecological succession, and natural selection / Eric D. Schneider --
Thermodynamics, evolution, and emergence : ingredients for a new synthesis / Jeffrey S. Wicken --
Entropy and evolution / E.O. Wiley --
Dollo's law and the second law of thermodynamics : analogy or extension? / Daniel R. Brooks, D. David Cumming and Paul H. LeBlond --
The dynamics of biological order / John Collier --
Observations on evolution / John Olmsted III --
Entropy and evolution : sorting through the confusion / F.A. Hopf --
Evolution as nonequilibrium thermodynamics / John H. Campbell --
Teleology and biology / Richard T. O'Grady and Daniel R. Brooks --
Consequences of nonequilibrium thermodynamics for the Darwinian tradition / David J. Depew and Bruce H. Weber --
Cities as dissipative structures / C. Dyke.
Responsibility: edited by Bruce H. Weber, David J. Depew, and James D. Smith.

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