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Entropic Creation: Religious Contexts of Thermodynamics and Cosmology - Kragh, Helge S
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Entropic Creation is the first English-language book to consider the cultural and religious responses to the second law of thermodynamics, from around 1860 to 1920. According to the second law of thermodynamics, as formulated by the German physicist Rudolf Clausius, the entropy of any closed system will inevitably increase in time, meaning that the system will decay and eventually end in a dead state of equilibrium. Application of the law to the entire universe, first proposed in the 1850s, led to the prediction of a future ...

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Entropic Creation: Religious Contexts of Thermodynamics and Cosmology 2016, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9781138261839

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Entropic Creation: Religious Contexts of Thermodynamics and Cosmology 2008, Routledge, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780754664147

Hardcover