Entropic Creation: Religious Contexts of Thermodynamics and Cosmology

Entropic Creation: Religious Contexts of Thermodynamics and Cosmology

by Helge S. Kragh

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ISBN-13: 9781138261839
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/15/2016
Pages: 278
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.20(h) x (d)

About the Author

Helge S. Kragh is a Professor in the History of Science Department at the University of Aarhus, Denmark.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction; Some early ideas on decay and creation; Thermodynamics and the heat death; The entropic creation argument; Concepts of the universe; Post-1920 developments; Shadows from the past; Bibliography; Index.

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