Randall L. Schweller
Maxwell's Demon and the Golden Apple
Global Discord in the New Millennium
Princeton University Press 2014
Randall L. Schweller is Professor of Political Science and a Social and Behavioral Sciences Joan N. Huber Faculty Fellow at Ohio State University. He has written Maxwell’s Demon and the Golden Apple: Global Discord in the New Millennium (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014)
In Maxwell’s Demon, Schweller examines the future of world politics, by connecting the increasing reliance on technology and multitasking with a fragmenting world order. The book combines the Greek myth of the Golden Apple of Discord, which explains the start of the Trojan War, with a look at the second law of thermodynamics, or entropy.