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The anthropic cosmological principle

Author: John D Barrow; Frank J Tipler
Publisher: Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Investigates the history of philosophic thought concerning the question of design and mankind's place in the universe. The modern collection of ideas known as the "anthropic cosmological principle"  Read more...

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Barrow, John D., 1952-
Anthropic cosmological principle.
Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1986
(OCoLC)565367506
Online version:
Barrow, John D., 1952-
Anthropic cosmological principle.
Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1986
(OCoLC)609472061
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John D Barrow; Frank J Tipler
ISBN: 0198519494 9780198519492
OCLC Number: 11785412
Description: xx, 706 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Design arguments --
3. Modern teleology and the anthropic principles --
4. The rediscovery of the anthropic principle --
5. The weak anthropic principle in physics and astrophysics --
6. The anthropic principles in classical cosmology --
7. Quantum mechanics and the anthropic principle --
8. The anthropic principle and biochemistry --
9. The space-travel argument against the existence of extraterrestrial intelligent live --
10. The future of the universe.
Responsibility: John D. Barrow and Frank J. Tipler.
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