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The Aeronaut's Windlass

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260/640 pages

Hainish Novels & Stories, Vol. 2

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107/789 pages

The Essential Shakespeare

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72/259 pages

Canaletto: Bernardo Bellotto Paints Europe

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286/360 pages

Introduction to Topology

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10/224 pages

Basics of Plasma Astrophysics

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58/250 pages

A Student's Guide to Lagrangians and Hamiltonians

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7/180 pages

The Complete Plays and Poems

Gravitation (Physics Series)

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48/1215 pages

The Complete Novels of Jane Austen

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903/1220 pages

A muddled chapter - I'm not even sure what the point is! An argument that Newtonian mechanics is based on the assumption of low entropy (basically rigid bodies are low entropy because they are solids - ignoring Classical fluid dynamics which applies Newton's Laws to fluids). Hence classical mechanics is a macro-result of quantum mechanics. (The worst argument that this is the case I've ever come across.) Then saying that essentially the same argument applies to the "clock-work" of life, whilst noting the distributed nature of the life-meachanism.

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