The causal universe

Why are the laws of nature as they are? what underlies their existence? /George F.R. Ellis --Top-down causation as the key to the emergence of complexity /George F.R. Ellis --Models of the cosmos and the emergence of complexity /Jean-Philippe Uzan --Causality and complexity /Derek Raine --The uncert...

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Contributors: Ellis, George F. R. 1939- (Other); Heller, Michał 1936- (Other); Pabjan, Tadeusz 1972- (Other)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Kraków Copernicus Center Press 2013
Further subjects:B Causality (Physics)
B SCIENCE ; Mechanics ; General
B Cosmology
B SCIENCE ; Physics ; General
B Electronic books
B SCIENCE ; Energy
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Parallel Edition:Erscheint auch als: Causal universe. - 9788378860341
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Summary:Why are the laws of nature as they are? what underlies their existence? /George F.R. Ellis --Top-down causation as the key to the emergence of complexity /George F.R. Ellis --Models of the cosmos and the emergence of complexity /Jean-Philippe Uzan --Causality and complexity /Derek Raine --The uncertain future and the ambiguous past in classical, quantum and general non-signaling settings /Marek Kuś --Reductionist doubts /Julian Barbour --X-ray background and cosmology /Andrzej M. Sołtan --Causality and noncommutativity /Andrzej Sitarz --Bottom-up causality in a new setting /Michael Heller --Varying physical constant cosmologies and the anthropic principle /Mariusz P. Dąbrowski --Causality issues in ancient Greek philosophy /Bogdan Dembiński --Cosmology, evolution, causality and creation : the limits, compatibility and cooperation of scientific and philosophical methodologies /William R. Stoeger --God and the causal structures of nature : some puzzles /Thomas Tracy --God as ground? : cosmology and non-causal conceptions of the divine /Willem B. Drees.
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index. - Print version record
ISBN:8378860531