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The fabric of reality : the science of parallel universes-- and its implications

Author: David Deutsch
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1998, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book contains more than enough in the way of new, fascinating, and in many cases stupefying insights into the underlying realities and meaning of our existence to inspire the best of science fiction for the next fifty years.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Deutsch
ISBN: 014027541X 9780140275414
OCLC Number: 39856593
Description: x, 390 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The theory of everything --
Shadows --
Problem-solving --
Criteria for reality --
Virtual reality --
Universality and limits of computation --
A conversation about justification --
The significance of life --
Quantum computers --
The nature of mathematics --
Time : the first quantum concept --
Time travel --
The four strands --
The ends of the universe.
Responsibility: David Deutsch.

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This book contains more than enough in the way of new, fascinating, and in many cases stupefying insights into the underlying realities and meaning of our existence to inspire the best of science fiction for the next fifty years.

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