Isabelle Stengers  

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Isabelle Stengers (Template:IPAc-en; Template:IPA-fr; born 1949) is a Belgian philosopher and daughter of historian Jean Stengers. Stengers graduated with a degree in chemistry from the Université Libre de Bruxelles. She is the author of books on Chaos Theory, with Ilya Prigogine, the Russian-Belgian physical chemist and Nobel Laureate noted for his work on dissipative structures, complex systems, and irreversibility, especially Order out of Chaos and The End of Certainty: Time, Chaos and the New Laws of Nature.

Partial bibliography

  • La Nouvelle Alliance (1979), together with Ilya Prigogine
  • Prigogine I and Stengers I Order out of Chaos, University of Michigan: Bantam Books (1984)
  • Stengers I and Chertok L, "A critique of psychoanalytic reason: hypnosis as a scientific problem from Lavoisier to Lacan", Noel Evans M (trans.), Stanford: Stanford University Press (1992)
  • Prigogine I and Stengers I The End of Certainty: Time, Chaos and the New Laws of Nature, Free Press (1997)
  • Stengers I, Power and Invention: Situating Science, Bains P (trans.), Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press (1997)
  • Stengers I, The Invention of Modern Science, Smith D.W (trans.), Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press (2000)
  • Stengers I "Cosmopolitics I", Bononno, R (trans.), Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press (2010)
  • Stengers I and Pignarre P Capitalist Sorcery: Breaking the Spell, Goffey A (Trans.), Palgrave Macmillan (2011)
  • Stengers I, Thinking with Whitehead: a free and wild creation of concepts. Harvard University Press. 2011. (translation of original: Penser avec Whitehead, 2002).




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