In science, syntropic is an entropy antonym like term conceptualized as something that describes converging waves or phenomena, e.g. those characteristic of life, which are not reproducible and tend to differentiation; the polar opposite of “entropic” or entropy phenomena, referring to processes or phenomena that consist of diverging waves, which are reproducible that tend towards leveling of behaviors.

In 1941, Italian mathematician Luigi Fantappie, in his “Unified Theory of the Physical and Biological World”, completed in 1947, introduction of the new concept of "total existence, compatible with the principles of relativity. It was based on D'Alembert equation, which describes wave propagations and admits two types of solutions, represented respectively by waves from a source divergent, convergent and waves to a source, placed in the future. [1]

Fantappié identifies these new phenomena with the most typical and mysterious of life processes. In short, he reasons that syntropic phenomena are governed by a force, opposed to entropy, which attracts living systems towards higher levels of organization and order. [2]

See also
Anti-entropy difficulties

1. (a) “The Unitary Theory of the Physical and Biological World” first presented on 30 October 1942 at the Accademia d’Italia.
(b) Luigi Fantappié – Biography (translated version).
2. Di Corpo, Ulisse. (2005). “Syntropy: a Third Possibility in the Debate on Evolution” (pdf), Syntropy, 3:66-68.

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