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Power and Invention

Situating Science

Power and Invention( )
Author: Stengers, Isabelle
Translator: Bains, Paul
Series title:Theory Out of Bounds Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8166-2517-8
Publication Date:Nov 1997
Publisher:University of Minnesota Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $45.95
Book Description:

Using the law of thermodynamics, Stengers sets out to explain the consequences of non-linear dynamics (or chaos theory) for philosophy and science. The author makes a case for the concept of complexity that transcends the conventional boundaries of scientific discourse and that clearly exposes the risks of scientific theories.

Book Details
Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / General
Science / Philosophy & Social Aspects
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):17.78 x 25.4 x 1.778 cm
Book Weight:0.477 Kilograms



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