Information, Entropy, and Progress

A New Evolutionary Paradigm

Authors: Ayres, Robert U.

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Market: Those in economics, especially thermodynamics, statistical mechanics, cybernetics, information theory, resource use, and evolutionary economic behavior. This book presents an innovative and challenging look at evolution on several scales, from the earth and its geology and chemistry to living organisms to social and economic systems. Applying the principles of thermodynamics and the concepts of information gathering and self- organization, the author characterizes the direction of evolution in each case as an accumulation of "distinguishability" information--a type of universal knowledge.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Information, Entropy, and Progress
Book Subtitle
A New Evolutionary Paradigm
Authors
Copyright
1994
Publisher
AIP-Press
Copyright Holder
American Institute of Physics
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-88318-911-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 301
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