famous, or notorious, for having had a t-shirt printed with the slogan
Epistemology models Ontology. However, the ontological indeterminacy of
chaotic systems is very much open to question, given that the equations that
model these systems are entirely deterministic (see God, Humanity and the Cosmos, pp133-35). Polkinghorne is well aware
of this criticism, and has recently addressed it in Belief in God in an Age of Science (New Haven: Yale University
Press, 1998) pp64-66. His point there is that the deterministic equations may
in the end prove only to be approximations to the whole behaviour of such
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