Introduction to Catastrophe Theory and its Application to Physics and Sociology

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Professor Zeeman is one of the foremost scholars in the field of 'catastrophe theory'. In this introduction to the subject, he considers how the theory might relate to matters as diverse as electromagnetism, the 'fight or flight' mechanism and animal nests. 

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Sir Christopher Zeeman

Professor of Geometry

Sir Christopher Zeeman was the Gresham Professor of Geometry between 1988 and 1994. He read Maths at Christ's College, Cambridge and then became a fellow...

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