A Philosophical Analysis of Chaos Theory

  • Lena C. Zuchowski

Part of the New Directions in the Philosophy of Science book series (NDPS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
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  7. Back Matter
    Pages 133-138

About this book


This book provides an analysis of the construction, diagnosis (as chaotic) and evaluation of models in chaos theory. It contains a detailed look at the interaction of the different models used in chaos theory and analyses how these models influence the way chaos is defined. Furthermore, the book discusses the conditions for the occurrence of chaos and the detection of chaos in nature.  


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Authors and affiliations

  • Lena C. Zuchowski
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  1. 1.Fachbereich PhilosophieUniversität SalzburgSalzburgAustria

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