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Entropic creation : religious contexts of thermodynamics and cosmology / Helge S. Kragh.

By: Kragh, Helge, 1944-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Science, technology and culture, 1700-1945.Publisher: Aldershot : Ashgate, c2008Description: 272 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780754664147 (alk. paper); 0754664147 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Cosmology -- Religious aspects -- History | Cosmology -- Philosophy -- History | Cosmology -- History -- 19th century | Cosmology -- History -- 20th century | Entropy -- Religious aspects -- History | Entropy -- Philosophy -- History | Second law of thermodynamics -- History | Creationism -- History | Religion and science -- HistoryDDC classification: Online resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
Introduction -- Some early ideas on decay and creation -- Thermodynamics and the heat death -- The entropic creation argument -- Concepts of the universe -- Post-1920 developments -- Shadows from the past.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-264) and index.

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