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On being : a scientist's exploration of the great questions of existence

Author: P W Atkins
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a scientific approach to proving existence, including questions about birth, death, the origin of reality, and its end.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: P W Atkins
ISBN: 9780199603367 0199603367
OCLC Number: 671709686
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 111 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Beginning --
Progression --
Birth --
Death --
Ending.
Other Titles: Scientist's exploration of the great questions of existence
Responsibility: Peter Atkins.

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In this short book Peter Atkins considers the universal questions to which religions have claimed answers. With economy, wit, and elegance, unswerving before awkward realities, Atkins presents what  Read more...

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An effortless read - a real page turner. * BBC Focus * Peter Atkins answers...succinctly and elegantly. * Nature * genuine enjoyment * Times Higher Education Supplement * a paean to science * Times Read more...

 
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