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The essence of time

Author: Enzo Tiezzi
Publisher: Southampton, UK ; Boston : WIT Press ; Billerica, MA : Computational Mechanics, ©2003.
Series: Sustainable world, v. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this book Enzo Tiezzi highlights the continuity between the physical-mathematic and humanistic sciences. He also urges us to reflect on the tempo of the modern era, and to contrast it with the brilliance and complexity of the human relationship with a living world." "An illuminating guide to the key scientific ideas of our time which relate ecology with economy with the laws of thermodynamics, and those that  Read more...
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Tiezzi, Enzo.
Essence of time.
Southampton, UK ; Boston : WIT Press ; Billerica, MA : Computational Mechanics, ©2003
(OCoLC)606887803
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Enzo Tiezzi
ISBN: 1853129496 9781853129490
OCLC Number: 49297434
Description: x, 123 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Foreword : from a space to a time culture / Ilya Prigogine --
Baron von Münchhausen and Maxwell's devil --
The green talisman --
The scientific foundations for a cosmogony --
The way of the hippogryph : a fascinating alternative for the origins of life --
Spin --
The planet Earth plays dice --
What a funny planet --
Hic sun leones --
Evolutionary conservation or conservation evolution? --
The anti-aesthetic assumption of Newton and Descartes --
Towards an evolutionary physics --
Linger, fair passing moment!
Series Title: Sustainable world, v. 2.
Responsibility: by Enzo Tiezzi.

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