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Until the end of time : mind, matter, and our search for meaning in an evolving universe / Brian Greene.

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  • ISBN: 9781524731670
  • ISBN: 1524731676
  • Physical Description: xiii, 428 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2020]

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Includes bibliographical references (pages [329]-403) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The lure of eternity : beginnings, endings, and beyond -- The language of time : past, future, and change -- Origins and entropy : from creation to structure -- Information and vitality : from structure to life -- Particles and consciousness : from life to mind -- Language and story : from mind to imagination -- Brains and belief : from imagination to the sacred -- Instinct and creativity : from the sacred to the sublime -- Duration and impermanence : from the sublime to the final thought -- The twilight of time : quanta, probability, and eternity -- The nobility of being : mind, matter, and meaning.
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"From the world-renowned physicist, co-founder of the World Science Festival, and best-selling author of The Elegant Universe comes this utterly captivating exploration of deep time and humanity's search for purpose. Brian Greene takes readers on a breathtaking journey from the big bang to the end of time and invites us to ponder meaning in the face of this unimaginable expanse. He shows us how, from its original orderly state the universe has been moving inexorably toward chaos, and, still, remarkable structures have continually formed: the planets, stars, and galaxies that provide islands in a sea of disorder; biochemical mechanisms, including mutation and selection, animate life; neurons, information, and thought developed into complex consciousness which in turn gave rise to cultures and their timeless myths and creativity. And he describes, as well, how, in the deep reaches of the future, the nature of the universe will threaten the existence of matter itself. Through a series of nested stories Greene provides us with a clearer sense of how we came to be, a finer picture of where we are now, and a firmer understanding of where we are headed. Taken together, it is a completely new perspective on our place in the universe and on what it means to be human"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Cosmology.
Physics > Philosophy.

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