- The first comprehensive thermodynamic interpretation and explanation of evolution- This thermodynamic interpretation makes it possible to quantify the various steps of evolution- This interpretation explains the wide spectrum of different mechanisms on which the evolution has been based
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Part 1: Thermodynamics, Ecosystems and the Evolutionary Mechanisms 1. An introduction to thermodynamics and information theory 2. Thermodynamic and the evolutionary process 3. The evolutionary mechanisms. 4. Extreme Environment
Part 2: History of Biological Evolution from a Thermodynamic Point of View. Eco-Exergy as a Criterion of Selection in Macro-evolution 5. The evolution of the Universe 6. From Inorganic to Poly-organic Compounds 7. From Poly-organic Compounds to Eukaryote Cells 8. Pluricellular Organization and the Cambrian Explosion 9. From the Ordovician Period to the Jurassic Period 10. The Evolution from Dinosaurs to Birds and Mammals 11. From Primates to Human
Part 3: A holistic thermodynamic interpretation of the Evolution 12.The three growth forms and the evolution 13. The evolution of diversity 14. Eco-exergy and ascendency 15. The evolution of ecological networks 16. Summary of the Evolution of Eco-exergy and Discussion of the Evolutionary Possibilities in the Future 17. A holistic picture of evolutionary thermodynamics