Information and the nature of reality : from physics to metaphysics [E-Book] / edited by Paul Davies, Niels Henrik Gregersen.
Davies, P. C. W., (editor)
Gregersen, Niels Henrik, (editor)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014
1 online resource (xvii, 487 pages)
Canto classics
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Table of Contents:
  • Part I. History. From matter to materialism ... and (almost) back
  • Unsolved dilemmas : the concept of matter in the history of philosophy and in contemporary physics
  • part II. Physics. Universe from bit
  • The computational universe
  • Minds and values in the quantum universe
  • part III. Biology. The concept of information in biology
  • What is missing from theories of information?
  • Information and communication in living matter
  • Semiotic freedom : an emerging force
  • Care on Earth : generating informed concern
  • part IV. Philosophy and theology. The sciences of complexity : a new theological resource?
  • God as the ultimate informational principle
  • Information, theology and the universe
  • God, matter and information : towards a stoicizing logos Christology
  • What is the "spiritual body"? : on what may be regarded as "ultimate" in the interrelation between God, matter and information.