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Theories of everything the quest for ultimate explanation by John D. Barrow

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in English


  • Science -- Philosophy,
  • Cosmology,
  • Physics,
  • Physics -- Philosophy

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJohn D. Barrow.
LC ClassificationsQ175 .B225 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 223 p. :
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1886274M
ISBN 100198539282
LC Control Number90047394

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  This book is a concise, reader friendly look at 3 basic ways of seeing reality from the East and the West. It wrestles with the problem of suffering and finds solutions in each of the 3 . Theories of everything, he argues, can be described as those which draw on all relevant branches of knowledge to explain everything known about the universe. Such accounts may reign supreme for centuries. Then, often as a result of the advances they themselves have enabled, a new discovery is made which the current theory cannot explain. I’ve written a review for the latest issue of Physics World of a short new book by Frank Close, entitled Theories of can read the review here.. As I discuss in the review, Close explains a lot of history, and asks the question of whether we’re in an analogous situation to that of the beginning of the 20th century, just before the modern physics revolutions of relativity and. At the end, Barrow concedes that no theory can really account for everything; opinions, emotions and so forth are undeniably realm yet beyond all computation. Yet this philosophic recognition is not a denial of the scientific enterprise, but a recognition that the universe, at bottom, is subtler than our tools for analyzing it.