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Information, entropy, and progress : a new evolutionary paradigm, Robert U. Ayres

Label
Information, entropy, and progress : a new evolutionary paradigm
Title
Information, entropy, and progress
Title remainder
a new evolutionary paradigm
Statement of responsibility
Robert U. Ayres
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ayres, Robert U
Dewey number
330/.01/154
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q360
LC item number
.A95 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Information theory
  • Evolution
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Economics
Label
Information, entropy, and progress : a new evolutionary paradigm, Robert U. Ayres
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
TABLE OF CONTENTS -- Concepts, definitions and analogies -- Information and thermodynamics -- Physical evolution : from the universe to the earth -- Geological and biochemical evolution -- Biological evolution -- Evolution in human social systems -- Evolution in economic systems -- The economy as a self-organizing information-processing system -- Information added by materials processing -- Morphological information -- Labor as an information process -- Evolution, economics, and environmental imperatives
Control code
29357311
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xviii, 301 pages
Isbn
9780883189115
Lccn
93043472
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (WaOLN)1651423
  • (OCoLC)29357311
Label
Information, entropy, and progress : a new evolutionary paradigm, Robert U. Ayres
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
TABLE OF CONTENTS -- Concepts, definitions and analogies -- Information and thermodynamics -- Physical evolution : from the universe to the earth -- Geological and biochemical evolution -- Biological evolution -- Evolution in human social systems -- Evolution in economic systems -- The economy as a self-organizing information-processing system -- Information added by materials processing -- Morphological information -- Labor as an information process -- Evolution, economics, and environmental imperatives
Control code
29357311
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xviii, 301 pages
Isbn
9780883189115
Lccn
93043472
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (WaOLN)1651423
  • (OCoLC)29357311

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