What Are the New Implications of Chaos for Unpredictability?

  title={What Are the New Implications of Chaos for Unpredictability?},
  author={Charlotte Werndl},
  journal={The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science},
  pages={195 - 220}
  • C. Werndl
  • Published 1 March 2009
  • Philosophy
  • The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science
From the beginning of chaos research until today, the unpredictability of chaos has been a central theme. It is widely believed and claimed by philosophers, mathematicians and physicists alike that chaos has a new implication for unpredictability, meaning that chaotic systems are unpredictable in a way that other deterministic systems are not. Hence, one might expect that the question ‘What are the new implications of chaos for unpredictability?’ has already been answered in a satisfactory way… 
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