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Nature's destiny : how the laws of biology reveal purpose in the universe

Author: Michael Denton
Publisher: New York : Free Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents scientific evidence to support the author's claim that the cosmos is uniquely fit for biological life as it exists on Earth, and argues that such findings are consistent with the religious belief that the cosmos was designed as a whole, with life and mankind as its primary purpose.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Denton, Michael.
Nature's destiny.
New York : Free Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)607748859
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Denton
ISBN: 0684845091 9780684845098
OCLC Number: 38542511
Description: xix, 454 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The Harmony of the Spheres --
2. The Vital Fluid --
3. The Fitness of the Light --
4. The Fitness of the Elements and the Earth --
5. The Fitness of Carbon --
6. The Vital Gases --
7. The Double Helix --
8. The Nanomanipulators --
9. The Fitness of the Metals --
10. The Fitness of the Cell --
11. Homo Sapiens: Fire Maker --
12. The Tree of Life --
13. The Principle of Plenitude --
14. The Dream of Asilomar --
15. The Eye of the Lobster --
Conclusion: The Long Chain of Coincidence --
App. Miscellaneous Additional Evidence of the Fitness of the Constituents of Life.
Responsibility: Michael J. Denton.

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Argues that the universe was configured to give rise to an intelligent species of life forms, namely human beings.  Read more...

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