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Structural Stability As the Core of René Thom's Philosophy

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ISBN-10: 3838362896

ISBN-13: 9783838362892

Edition: N/A

Authors: Peeter M��rsepp

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The French mathematician and philosopher René Thom is well known for his catastrophe theory. But he has also left behind and interesting philosophical legacy. The core of the philosophy of René Thom is a conception derived from mathematics and generalized for philosophical approach, structural stability. The attempt to make sense of the objective reality has lead Thom to the creation of semio physics, the physics of sense, which is based on the theory of salience and pregnance. Thom claims his approach to be a direct continuation of Aristotelian physics which, according to Thom, is topological by its essence. This book presents a critical analysis of Thom s understanding of Aristotle…    
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List price: $72.00
Publisher: Lap Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH & Company KG
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 132
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.31" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English