Dr. Prigogine's dissipative structure theory
and some critical comments on this theory

Comments on dissipative structure theory

Jean Bricmont

Walter T. Grandy, Jr.

"They envision a fundamental irreversibility throughout the microscopic world, despite the absence of any empirical evidence to support those beliefs."
The Origins of Entropy and Irreversibility

John Horgan

Trends In Complexity Studies. SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN June 1995 Volume 272 Number 6 Pages 104-109
... "I don't know of a single phenomenon he has explained," says Pierre C. Hohenberg of Yale University...

Shu-Kun Lin

Cosma Rohilla Shalizi

"Ilya Prigogine"
Dissipative structures
Also read other scientists' comments cited therein (click links).

Dissipative structure theory

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