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Re: Chaos theory applied to philosophy?
Posted: Mar 15, 2013 2:00 PM
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On Mar 10, 11:02 am, Frederick Williams
<freddywilli...@btinternet.com> wrote:
> Here:http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21713163there is an article
> about Mary Cartwright.  This claim is made:
> Chaos theory is field of mathematical study, with
> applications in physics, engineering, economics,
> biology and philosophy
> I'm not saying it isn't so, but how is chaos theory applied in
> philosophy?

Determinism isn't such a simple dichotomy anymore.

Wikipedia (from which the claim is pulled) refers to

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