Entropy and Art: An Essay on Disorder and Order

Entropy and Art: An Essay on Disorder and Order

by Rudolf Arnheim
     
 

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This essay is an attempt to reconcile the disturbing contradiction between the striving for order in nature and in man and the principle of entropy implicit in the second law of thermodynamics; between the tendency toward greater organization and the general trend of the material universe toward death and disorder. See more details below

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This essay is an attempt to reconcile the disturbing contradiction between the striving for order in nature and in man and the principle of entropy implicit in the second law of thermodynamics; between the tendency toward greater organization and the general trend of the material universe toward death and disorder.

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ISBN-13:
9780520266001
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
08/02/2010
Edition description:
40th Anniversary Edition
Pages:
72
Sales rank:
1,084,245
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.25(d)

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