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Author Kragh, Helge, 1944-

Title Entropic creation [electronic resource] : religious contexts of thermodynamics and cosmology / Helge S. Kragh.

Imprint Aldershot, Hampshire, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 272 p.
Series Science, technology, and culture, 1700-1945
Science, technology, and culture, 1700-1945.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-264) and index.
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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Cosmology -- Religious aspects -- History.
Cosmology -- Philosophy -- History.
Cosmology -- History -- 19th century.
Cosmology -- History -- 20th century.
Entropy -- Religious aspects.
Entropy -- Philosophy.
Second law of thermodynamics.
Religion and science.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780754664147 (alk. paper)
0754664147 (alk. paper)

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