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Young traces the evolution of the term information from its general linguistic use into the mainstream of modern science, proposing an entirely new definition of information as a mass-energy phenomenon. He demonstrates that: information is in all cases a form phenomenon; both form and information are mass-energy rather than abstract phenomena; mind can be viewed as a mass-energy rather form-manipulating process; form constitutes a mechanism immanent in the physical universe via which mass-energy systems can communicate informationally and control their own energetic activities.
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IntroductionPart I: InformationPart II: FormPart III: The Nature of InformationPart IV: MindPart V: CodaNotesBibliographyIndexAbout the Authors
Young's book ought to be of interest to library educators, researchers, and theoreticians and is recommended to all academic and larger public libraries.