The Fabric of Reality: The Science of Parallel Universes-- and Its Implications

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Allen Lane, 1997 - Science - 390 pages
Quantum physics, evolution, computation, and knowledge--these four main strands of scientific theory and philosophy have, until now remained incomplete explanations of the way the universe works. These strands may seem unrelated, yet in "The Fabric of Reality" Oxford scholar David Deutsch shows that they are so closely intertwined that we cannot properly understand any one of them without reference to the other three. Considered jointly, they reveal a unifed fabric of reality that is objective and comprehensible, and in which human actions and ideas play essential roles.

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One major school of quantum theory posits a multiplicity of universes; but what does that imply about the reality we live in? A simple experiment, familiar to every student of physics, involves light ... Read full review

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Common sense and reality diverge and then come together again in this mind-blowing book. Maintaining that the best explanation for certain quantum phenomena is that there are parallel universes, i.e ... Read full review


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