WIT Press


Some Aspects On Air Pollution In Historical, Philosophical And Evolutionary Context

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/AIR090311

Volume

123

Pages

12

Page Range

341 - 352

Published

2009

Size

271 kb

Author(s)

A. A. Berezin & V. V. Gridin

Abstract

This paper discusses import of physical ideas on management and human response to Air Pollution (AP). It looks into some historical, evolutionary, ecological and philosophical aspects of AP. Paper emphasizes a need for more extended philosophical reflections on AP which should go beyond mere technical issues of monitoring and control. Keywords: air pollution, biosphere, evolution, adaptation, hormesis, quantum physics, chaos, ecology, singularity theory, management of air pollution, fuzzy logic, random models.

Keywords

air pollution, biosphere, evolution, adaptation, hormesis, quantum physics, chaos, ecology, singularity theory, management of air pollution, fuzzy logic, random models