Brexit in the Light of Chaos Theory and Some Assumptions About the Future of the European Union

  • Erjada ProgonatiEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Complexity book series (SPCOM)


Chaos theory is one of the physics revolutions of the twentieth century. Although the use of chaos theory in the natural sciences is a very useful tool, it has become a controversial issue for the social sciences. To make chaos theory more understandable within the framework of the international relations discipline, this work attempts to explain the future of the European Union (EU) as a case study. In this context, although the EU project has embodied the common vision of the Western European countries for political unification, this plan for integration has been delayed by the possibility of an even more pessimistic outcome such as disintegration of the EU. This uncertainty about the EU could lead to deep chaos needing to improve the prospects and a reconstruction of the European idea.


Chaos theory EU Greece Brexit 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Süleyman Demirel UniversityIspartaTurkey

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