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The big questions : probing the promise and limits of science

Author: Richard Morris
Publisher: New York : Times Books/Henry Holt, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An examination of humanity's greatest mysteries draws on scientific theories in quantum mechanics, cosmology, genetics, and cognitive research.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Morris
ISBN: 0805070923 9780805070927
OCLC Number: 48449505
Description: xi, 272 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: Science and Philosophy --
What Is Time? --
Does the Future Already Exist? --
Is the World There When We're Not Looking? --
Why Is There Something Rather than Nothing? --
Could the World Be Otherwise? --
What Happened before the Beginning? --
Are There Parallel Worlds? --
Is There a God? --
What Is the Purpose of It All? --
What Is the Human Condition? --
What Is Mind? --
What Is Truth?
Responsibility: Richard Morris.
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This title explores issues such as: What is time? What is consciousness? And what is truth, really? Does the future already exist? Where does God fit into this? Surveying scientific theories, Morris  Read more...

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