Published in International Socialism Journal no. 48, Autumn 1990, pp. 137-159.
Transcribed by Jørn Andersen for Marxisme Online, 1 december 2001.
Chaos theory is more misused than understood. Paul McGarr dismisses the bogus political use to which it has been put and shows why this new science is asking the same questions that have long been thought the idiosyncratic concern of Marxist philosophers.
From Newton to Laplace's Demon
Determinism, reversibility, reducibility and non-linearity
The dynamics of scientific development
Order out of chaos
Dialectics or mysticism
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