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I. Standard Theories

Initially conceived of as a caloric theory and later as general theory of energy, thermodynamics investigates the energetic properties of physical and chemical systems, and especially the transformations of the various forms of energy from one state to another. In addition to energy, the concept of entropy that developed from thermodynamics is also of central importance (see bel…

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Berg, Christian, “Thermodynamics”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 01 October 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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