The Big Questions

The Big Questions

Probing the Promise and Limits of Science

Book - 2002
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Baker & Taylor
The author of The Evolutionists and Time's Arrows draws on recent findings in quantum mechanics, cosmology, genetics, cognitive research, and string theory to explore such macrocosmic topics as the nature of time, consciousness, and truth; the plausibility of a pre-set future; the origins of life, and the existence of God.

McMillan Palgrave
An acclaimed science writer takes on humanity's greatest enigmas, from the existence of God to the state of things before the Big Bang.

Science has stretched its bounds in recent years, and bestsellers on topics such as string theory prove that readers are fascinated by these new perceptions of the world and universe around us. Bringing a thought-provoking perspective to bear on state-of-the-art science, Richard Morris now tackles age-old conundrums in a fresh way.

A fascinating, entertaining investigation of our biggest metaphysical puzzles, The Big Questions explores issues such as: What is time? What is consciousness? And what is truth, really? Does the future already exist? Where does God fit into this? Surveying the latest scientific theories, Morris makes quantum mechanics, cosmology, genetics, and cognitive research accessible and applicable to everyone. Engaging and provocative,The Big Questions is science at its most compelling.


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An acclaimed science writer takes on humanity's greatest enigmas, from the existence of God to the state of things before the Big Bang. Science has stretched its bounds in recent years, and bestsellers on topics such as string theory prove that readers are fascinated by these new perceptions of the world and universe around us. Bringing a thought-provoking perspective to bear on state-of-the-art science, Richard Morris now tackles age-old conundrums in a fresh way. A fascinating, entertaining investigation of our biggest metaphysical puzzles, The Big Questions explores issues such as: What is time? What is consciousness? And what is truth, really? Does the future already exist? Where does God fit into this? Surveying the latest scientific theories, Morris makes quantum mechanics, cosmology, genetics, and cognitive research accessible and applicable to everyone. Engaging and provocative, The Big Questions is science at its most compelling.

Baker
& Taylor

An examination of humanity's greatest mysteries draws on scientific theories in quantum mechanics, cosmology, genetics, and cognitive research.

Publisher: New York : Times Books/Henry Holt, c2002
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780805070927
0805070923
Branch Call Number: 501 MOR
Characteristics: xi, 272 p. ; 25 cm

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