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Mystery 101 : an introduction to the big questions and the limits of human knowledge

Author: Richard H Jones
Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jones, Richard H., 1951-
Mystery 101.
Albany, NY : State University of New York, 2018
(DLC) 2017050117
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard H Jones
ISBN: 9781438468211 1438468210
OCLC Number: 1006528746
Description: viii, 205 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Philosophy of mystery --
Do we create our own mysteries? --
Do we know anything at all? --
What is reality? --
Why is there something rather than nothing? --
Why is nature ordered? --
Reductionism and emergence --
Does science dispel mystery? --
What of current mysteries in physics and cosmology? --
What of current mysteries in biology? --
What am i? --
What is consciousness? --
Do we have free will? --
Does god exist? --
Is there an objective meaning to our lives? --
The mystery of the ordinary.
Responsibility: Richard H. Jones.

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