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In the Beginning Was Information.

Author: Gitt, Werner.
Publisher: New Leaf Publishing Group 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Powerful <em>evidence</em> for the <em>existence </em>of a personal God! <strong>Information is the cornerstone of life</strong>, yet it is something people don't often think about. In his fascinating new book, <em>In the Beginning Was Information, </em>Dr. Werner Gitt helps the reader see how the very presence of information reveals a Designer: <ul>  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gitt, Werner.
ISBN: 1280668172 9781280668173 9781614581208 1614581207
OCLC Number: 817084613
Description: 1 online resource (265 pages)
Contents: Cover ; Table of Contents ; Preface ; Preface to the English Edition ; 1. Preliminary Remarks about the Concept of Information ; Part 1: Laws of Nature ; 2. Principles of Laws of Nature ; 2.1 The Terminology Used in the Natural Sciences ; 2.2 The Limits of Science and the Persistence of Paradigms ; 2.3 The Nature of Physical Laws ; 2.4 The Relevance of the Laws of Nature ; 2.5 The Classification of the Laws of Nature ; 2.6 Possible and Impossible Events ; Part 2: Information ; 3. Information Is a Fundamental Entity ; 3.1 Information: A Fundamental Quantity. 3.2 Information: A Material or a Mental Quantity? 3.3 Information: Not a Property of Matter! ; 4. The Five Levels of the Information Concept ; 4.1 The Lowest Level of Information: Statistics ; 4.2 The Second Level of Information: Syntax ; 4.3 The Third Level of Information: Semantics ; 4.4 The Fourth Level of Information: Pragmatics ; 4.5 The Fifth Level of Information: Apobetics ; 5. Delineation of the Information Concept ; 6. Information in Living Organisms ; 6.1 Necessary Conditions for Life ; 6.2 The Genetic Code ; 6.3 The Origin of Biological Information. 6.4 Materialistic Representations and Models of The Origin of Biological Information 6.5 Scientists Against Evolution ; 7. The Three Forms in which Information Appears ; 8. Three Kinds of Transmitted Information ; 9. The Quality and Usefulness of Information ; 10. Some Quantitative Evaluations of Semantics ; 11. Questions Often Asked about the Information Concept ; Part 3: Application of the Concept of Information to the Bible ; 12. Life Requires a Source of Information ; 13. The Quality and Usefulness of Biblical Information ; 14. Aspects of Information as Found in the Bible. 14.1 God as Sender --
Man as Recipient 14.2 Man as Sender --
God as Recipient ; 14.3 The Highest Packing Density of Information ; 15. The Quantities Used for Evaluating Information and Their Application to the Bible ; 16. A Biblical Analogy of the Four Fundamental Entities --
Mass, Energy, Information, and Will ; Appendix ; A1: The Statistical View of Information ; A1.1: Shannon's Theory of Information ; A1.2: Mathematical Description of Statistical Information ; A1.2.1: The Bit: Statistical Unit of Information ; A1.2.2: The Information Spiral. A1.2.3: The Highest Packing Density of Information A1.3: Evaluation of Communication Systems ; A1.4: Statistical Analysis of Language ; A1.5: Statistical Synthesis of Language ; A2: Language: The Medium for Creating, Communicating, and Storing Information ; A2.1: Natural Languages ; A2.1.1: General Remarks on the Structure of Human Language ; A2.1.2: Complexity and Peculiarities of Languages ; A2.1.3: The Origin of Languages ; A2.1.4: Written Languages ; A2.2: Special Languages Used in the Animal World ; A2.3: Does ""Artificial Intelligence"" Exist? ; A3: Energy.

Abstract:

Powerful <em>evidence</em> for the <em>existence </em>of a personal God! <strong>Information is the cornerstone of life</strong>, yet it is something people don't often think about. In his fascinating new book, <em>In the Beginning Was Information, </em>Dr. Werner Gitt helps the reader see how the very presence of information reveals a Designer: <ul> <li><em>Do we take for granted the presence of information that organizes every part of the human body, from hair color to the way internal organs work?</em></li> <li>What is the origin of all our complicated data?</li> <li>How is it that info.

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