Multiverse Theories

A Philosophical Perspective

Intersecting physics and philosophy of science, this book outlines the philosophical challenge to theoretical physics in a measured style. Les mer
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Intersecting physics and philosophy of science, this book outlines the philosophical challenge to theoretical physics in a measured style.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

Preface; Part I. Setting the Stage: 1. Introduction; 2. The fine-tuning considerations; 3. Fine-tuning for life and design; Part II. Fine-tuning for Life and the Multiverse: 4. The standard fine-tuning argument; 5. Problems with priors; 6. A new fine-tuning argument; Part III. Testing Multiverse Theories: 7. Testing multiverse theories: approach; 8. Approaching practice; 9. Puzzles of self-locating belief; Part IV. Wider Still and Wilder: 10. Other multiverses; 11. Outlook; References; Subject index; Author index.

Om forfatteren

Simon Friederich is associate professor of Philosophy of Science at Groningen University and holds PhDs in both physics and philosophy. His work on multiverse theories was supported by a Veni grant from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research.