Book 1997

Mathematical Undecidability, Quantum Nonlocality and the Question of the Existence of God

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ISBN: 978-94-010-6283-1 (Print) 978-94-011-5428-4 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Mathematics and Undecidability

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Chapter

      Pages 3-14

      How Can or Should the Recent Developments in Mathematics Influence the Philosophy of Mathematics?

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      Chapter

      Pages 15-25

      Number and Randomness: Algorithmic Information Theory — New Results on the Foundations of Mathematics

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      Chapter

      Pages 27-40

      Meaning, Reality and Algorithms: Implications of the Turing Theorem

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      Chapter

      Pages 41-48

      The Limits of Mathematical Reasoning: In Arithmetic there will always be Unsolved Solvable Problems

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      Chapter

      Pages 49-56

      Mathematics: A Pointer to an Independent Reality

  3. Physics and Nonlocality

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 57-57

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      Chapter

      Pages 59-81

      A Critical Approach to Complexity and Self Organization

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      Chapter

      Pages 83-100

      Indeterminism and Nonlocality

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      Chapter

      Pages 101-119

      Nonlocality and the Principle of Free Experimentation

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      Chapter

      Pages 121-142

      Optical Tests of Bell’s Theorem

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      Chapter

      Pages 143-172

      Nonlocal Phenomena: Physical Explanation and Philosophical Implications

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      Chapter

      Pages 173-182

      Quantum Theory: A Pointer to an Independent Reality

  4. Science, Meta-Science and the Existence of God

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 183-183

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      Chapter

      Pages 185-191

      Scientism and Scientific Knowledge of Things and God

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      Chapter

      Pages 193-202

      Physics and the Mind of God

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      Chapter

      Pages 203-213

      The Question of the Existence of God in the Book of Stephen Hawking: a Brief History of Time

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      Chapter

      Pages 215-218

      Final Remarks: Becoming Aware of our Fundamental Limits in Knowing and Doing, Implications for the Question of the Existence of God

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 219-227