SCIENCE OF CHAOS OR CHAOS IN SCIENCE?

@article{Bricmont1995SCIENCEOC,
  title={SCIENCE OF CHAOS OR CHAOS IN SCIENCE?},
  author={Jean Bricmont},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={1995},
  volume={775}
}
  • J. Bricmont
  • Published 1 June 1995
  • Physics, Education
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
I try to clarify several confusions in the popular literature concerning chaos, determinism, the arrow of time, entropy and the role of probability in physics. Classical ideas going back to Laplace and Boltzmann are explained and defended while some recent views on irreversibility, due to Prigogine, are criticized. 

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