Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Deep Simplicity : Bringing Order to Chaos and Complexity - 05 edition

Deep Simplicity : Bringing Order to Chaos and Complexity (ISBN10: 140006256X; ISBN13: 9781400062560)
ISBN13: 978-1400062560
ISBN10: 140006256X

Summary: Why do traffic jams seem to happen for no apparent reason? Can major earthquakes be predicted? Why does the stock market have its ups and downs? How do species evolve? Where do galaxies come from? What is the origin of life on Earth? ''What if all these questions had a single answer? Over the past two decades, no field of scientific inquiry has had a more striking impact across a wide array of disciplines-from biology to physics, computing to meteorology-than that known as chaos and ...show morecomplexity, the study of complex systems. Now astrophysicist John Gribbin draws on his expertise to explore, in sparkling prose that communicates not only the wonder but the substance of cutting-edge science, the principles behind chaos and complexity. He reveals the remarkable ways these two revolutionary theories have been applied over the last twenty years to explain all sorts of phenomena-from weather patterns to mass extinctions. Grounding these paradigm-shifting ideas in their historical context, Gribbin also traces,their development from Newton to Darwin to Lorenz, Prigogine, and Lovelock, demonstrating how-far from overturning all that has gone before-chaos and complexity are the triumphant extensions of simple scientific laws. More astonishing, he shows how chaos and complexity permeate the universe on every scale, governing the evolution of life and galaxies alike. As profound as it is provocative, ''Deep Simplicity takes us to the brink of understanding life itself. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 05
Cover: Hardcover
Publisher: Random House, Inc.
Published: 04/05/2005
International: No

View Review



List Price: $26.00
Used  Currently Sold Out
New  Currently Sold Out
Rental $15.49
Due back 05/29/2015
Rental
Save $10.51 (40%)
  • Free return shipping
  • In stock
  • 21-day satisfaction guarantee
CDs or access codes may not be included
Marketplace sellers starting at $14.41

31 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Deep Simplicity : Bringing Order to Chaos and Complexity
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (31)  |  New (17)  |  Like New (7)  |  Very Good (5)  |  Good (2)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$21.87
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Barnes & Noble.com
Various Shipping Locations, USA
Seller Rating: 5
Brand new, ships from the closest shipping location to your shipping address!
$14.41
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Natarajbooks
Springfield, VA
Seller Rating: 4.04
140006256X *BRAND NEW* Ships Same Day or Next!
$14.41
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
LikeNew
Natarajbooks
Springfield, VA
Seller Rating: 4.04
140006256X *LIKE NEW* Ships Same Day or Next!
$15.04
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
indoo
Avenel, NJ
Seller Rating: 4.15
BRAND NEW
$15.32
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
PaperbackshopUS
Secaucus, NJ
Seller Rating: 4.48
New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000.
$15.67
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
GreatBookPrices
Westminster, MD
Seller Rating: 4.19
Brand New, Perfect Condition, Please allow 4-14 business days for delivery. 100% Money Back Guarantee, Over 1,000,000 customers served.
$16.87
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
BargainBookStores
Grand Rapids, MI
Seller Rating: 4.72
BRAND NEW ITEM! 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with Confidence! Millions of items sold!.
$16.98
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
MovieMars-Books
Indian Trail, NC
Seller Rating: 4.35
"BRAND NEW. 30 Day Satisfaction Guarantee. Quick International Airmail!"
$20.69
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
LikeNew
GreatBookPrices
Westminster, MD
Seller Rating: 4.19
Brand New, Perfect Condition, Please allow 4-14 business days for delivery. 100% Money Back Guarantee, Over 1,000,000 customers served.
$23.04
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
BookShop4U
Philadelphia, PA
Seller Rating: 4.41
Hardcover Very Good 140006256X May have slight shelf wear. Friendly Return Policy. A+++ Customer Service!
$23.04
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Vitalbooks PA
Southampton, PA
Seller Rating: 4.27
Hardcover Very Good 140006256X May have slight shelf wear. ! ! KNOWLEDGE IS POWER! ! ENJOY OUR BEST PRICES! ! ! Ships Fast. All standard orders delivered within 5 to 12 business days.
Page:   1     2     3     4     |   Next >
Close
Close
Close