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War of the Worldviews: Where Science and Spirituality Meet - And Do Not

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Two bestselling authors first met in a televised Caltech debate on “the future of God,” one an articulate advocate for spirituality, the other a prominent physicist.  This remarkable book is the product of that serendipitous encounter and the contentious—but respectful—clash of worldviews that grew along with their friendship. 

In War of the Worldviews these two great thinkers battle over the cosmos, evolution and life, the human brain, and God, probing the fundamental questions that define the human experience.

How did the universe emerge? 

What is the nature of time? 

What is life?

Did Darwin go wrong? 

What makes us human?

What is the connection between mind and brain? 

Is God an illusion?

 

This extraordinary book will fascinate millions of readers of science and spirituality alike, as well as anyone who has ever asked themselves, What does it mean that I am alive?

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About the Author

Deepak Chopra is the author of more than sixty books translated into over eight-five languages, including numerous New York Times bestsellers in both the fiction and nonfiction categories, and a leading figure in the field of emerging spirituality.

www.DeepakChopra.com

 

Leonard Mlodinow received his doctorate in theoretical physics from the University of California at Berkeley.  He teaches at Caltech and is the New York Times bestselling author of The Drunkard’s Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives and the #1 New York Times bestseller The Grand Design, which he co-authored with Stephen Hawking.  His other books include Euclid’s Window: The Story of Geometry from Parallel Lines to Hyperspace and Feynman’s Rainbow: A Search for Beauty in Physics and in Life.  He also wrote for Star Trek: The Next Generation.

www.its.caltech.edu/~len

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writermala, June 6, 2014 (view all comments by writermala)
This book has been billed as a war that probes the fundamental questions that define human experience. It does that and more. Chopra and Mlodinow are experts in their respective fields of Spirituality and Science and also somewhat tolerant of each others' view. Thus what plays out here is a civilized debate rather than a "war." Also, in the process of reading about Science Vs. Spirituality I learned a lot about both views.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780307886897
Author:
Chopra, Deepak
Publisher:
Three Rivers Press (CA)
Author:
Mlodinow, Leonard
Subject:
Astronomy - General
Subject:
Religion Comparative-General
Subject:
Science
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20121031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8 x 5.1 x 0.71 in 0.58 lb

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