10 An Introduction to the Mathematics and Meaning of Chaos
It is a pleasure for me to be here, both to talk and to listen. I thank Curt Lindberg and the other organizers for this opportunity. It has been a long time since I have been here in Austin. In fact, the last time I came here, from Boston; I got here by flying on Eastern Airlines. So it’s been some time. What I would like to do is to try to knit together some of the more mathematical approaches we have heard this morning; and the approaches that we are going to hear later. The question that I want to ask is: What is the nature of the relationship between the mathematics and the metaphorical lessons that we learn from it?
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