Nonlinear Dynamics, Mathematical Biology, and Social Science (Paperback)

Wise Use of Alternative Therapies (Santa Fe Institute Studies in the Sciences of Complexity #4)

By Joshua M. Epstein

CRC Press, 9780201419887, 180pp.

Publication Date: January 3, 1997

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Description

This book is based on a series of lectures on mathematical biology, the essential dynamics of complex and crucially important social systems, and the unifying power of mathematics and nonlinear dynamical systems theory.


About the Author

Joshua M. Epstein is a Senior Fellow in Economic Studies at The Brookings Institution and a Member of the External Faculty of the Santa Fe Institute. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from M.I.T., and has taught Complex Systems at Princeton and the Santa Fe Institute Summer School. His books include Measuring Military Power; Conventional Force Reductions: A Dynamic Assessment; and, with coauthor Robert Axtell, Growing Artificial Societies: Social Science from the Bottom Up. He lives in Washington, D.C., with his wife Melissa and their daughter Anna Matilda.