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The Resource Beyond belief : randomness, prediction, and explanation in science, editors, John L. Casti, Anders Karlqvist

Beyond belief : randomness, prediction, and explanation in science, editors, John L. Casti, Anders Karlqvist

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Beyond belief : randomness, prediction, and explanation in science
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Beyond belief
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randomness, prediction, and explanation in science
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editors, John L. Casti, Anders Karlqvist
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Beyond belief : randomness, prediction, and explanation in science, editors, John L. Casti, Anders Karlqvist
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Beyond belief : randomness, prediction, and explanation in science, editors, John L. Casti, Anders Karlqvist
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Papers of participants at an annual workshop, held at the scientific research station of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Abisko, in May 1989, and organized by the Swedish Council for Planning and Coordination of Research
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • What can we know? / Robert Rosen -- The anthropic cosmological principle : philosophical implication of self-reference / Rainer E. Zimmermann -- Problems of explanation in physics / Peter T. Landsberg -- Boscovich covariance / Otto Rossler -- Entropy and correlations in discrete dynamcial systems / Kristian Lindgren -- Dimensions of atmospheric variability / R.T. Pierrehumbert -- Sir Isaac Newton and the evolution of clutch size in birds : a defense of the hypothetico-deductive method in ecology and evolutionary biology / Bertram G. Murray, Jr. -- The generic properties of morphogenetic fields / Brian Goodwin -- Coping with complexity : deterministic chaos in human decisionmaking behavior / Erik Mosekilde, Erik Larsen, and John Sterman
  • Causality, chaos, explanation, and prediction in economics and finance / William A. Brock -- Chaos, Godel, and truth / John L. Casti
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xii, 334 p.. (1) leaf of plates
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90-15005
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