The Beginning and the End

The Meaning of Life in a Cosmological Perspective

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ISBN: 978-3-319-05061-4 (Print) 978-3-319-05062-1 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxxiv

  2. Overview of Worldviews

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-2

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      Chapter

      Pages 3-11

      The Six Dimensions of Philosophy

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      Chapter

      Pages 13-38

      Criteria for Worldview Comparison

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      Chapter

      Pages 39-57

      Religious, Scientific, and Philosophical Worldviews

  3. The Beginning of the Universe

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 59-60

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      Chapter

      Pages 61-75

      Origins of the Origin

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      Chapter

      Pages 77-93

      Capturing Free Parameters

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      Chapter

      Pages 95-145

      The Fine-Tuning Conjecture

  4. Our Future in the Universe

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 147-152

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      Chapter

      Pages 153-160

      The Future of Scientific Simulations

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      Chapter

      Pages 161-199

      Cosmological Selections

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      Chapter

      Pages 201-265

      High Energy Astrobiology

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      Chapter

      Pages 267-310

      Cosmological Ethics and Immortality

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 311-379