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The Computability of the World

How Far Can Science Take Us?

  • Bernd-Olaf Küppers

Part of the The Frontiers Collection book series (FRONTCOLL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Bernd-Olaf Küppers
    Pages 1-15
  3. Bernd-Olaf Küppers
    Pages 17-33
  4. Bernd-Olaf Küppers
    Pages 35-65
  5. Bernd-Olaf Küppers
    Pages 67-84
  6. Bernd-Olaf Küppers
    Pages 85-101
  7. Bernd-Olaf Küppers
    Pages 103-124
  8. Bernd-Olaf Küppers
    Pages 125-143
  9. Bernd-Olaf Küppers
    Pages 145-163
  10. Bernd-Olaf Küppers
    Pages 165-185
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 187-200

About this book

Introduction

In this thought-provoking book Küppers, an internationally renowned physicist, philosopher and theoretical biologist, addresses a number of science's deepest questions: Can physics advance to the origin of all things and explain the unique phenomena of life, time and history? Are there unsolvable enigmas of the world? How did life originate? Is language a general phenomenon of Nature? What is time? Is it possible to express the history of the world in formulae? Where is science leading us? These and other provocative questions essential for a deeper understanding of the world are treated here in a refreshing and stimulating manner.

Keywords

Applied Information Theory Computability of Nature Epistemological Aspects of Science Future Development of Science Information Theory in Science Knowledge Technology Limits of Science Nature of Time and History Origin of Life Origin of the Universe

Authors and affiliations

  • Bernd-Olaf Küppers
    • 1
  1. 1.MunichGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-67369-1
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-67367-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-67369-1
  • Series Print ISSN 1612-3018
  • Series Online ISSN 2197-6619
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