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John Briggs, Ph.D., is a professor of English and the journalism coordinator at Western Connecticut State University. He lives in Danbury, Connecticut.
F. David Peat holds a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Liverpool and has written dozens of books on art, science, and spirituality.They are the authors of Turbulent Mirror.
A must read for anyone interested in the new science.
This is more of a text book, than a fun read, but it takes a very complicated subject and helps break it down into something digestible for the layman.
Using a historical approach, the book walks the reader through the discoveries and mathematics that underlie fractals, chaos and complexity.
If you are looking for an introductory book about the world of Chaos Theory, this would be an easy book for a young mind (or adult) to read. Read more
This book, for those new to fractals gives an overview with some nice line drawing illustrations. It is not as good a book as John Briggs' later book "Fractals - the Patterns... Read morePublished 17 months ago by James M. Todd
If you're only going to read one book on Chaos/Complexity theory, this is the one. If you're planning to read many, this is a good place to start. Read morePublished on April 3, 2012 by Luna Lindsey
This is my favorite book on the subject for the layperson. The authors have done an excellent job of exploring chaos theory from all angles. Read morePublished on November 23, 2011 by PD Allen
This book opened my eyes to the wonder of fractals and chaos. I cannot recommend this book highly enough!Published on February 10, 2009 by Andres Amador
I've finished this book's Chinese version today. In the last year, I'm trying my best effort to absorb knowledge of Chaos Theory, Complexity, and Catastrophe Theory. Read morePublished on October 28, 2001 by William Chan