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    Information and the Nature of Reality
    • Online ISBN: 9781107589056
    • Book DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781107589056
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Many scientists regard mass and energy as the primary currency of nature. In recent years, however, the concept of information has gained importance. Why? In this book, eminent scientists, philosophers and theologians chart various aspects of information, from quantum information to biological and digital information, in order to understand how nature works. Beginning with a historical treatment of the topic, the book also examines physical and biological approaches to information, and its philosophical, theological and ethical implications.

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'This is the anthology we have been waiting for … Philosophers, theologians and scientists all have their say, wrestling with the theme of God as the ultimate informational and structuring principle in the universe.'

Professor Sir Brian Heap - President, European Academies Science Advisory Board, German Academy of Sciences

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