Being as Communion: A Metaphysics of Information - Routledge Science and Religion Series (Paperback)William A. Dembski (author), Professor Ted Peters (series editor), Professor Roger Trigg (series editor), Professor J. Wentzel Van Huyssteen (series editor)
Paperback 240 Pages / Published: 11/09/2014
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For a thing to be real, it must be able to communicate with other things. If this is so, then the problem of being receives a straightforward resolution: to be is to be in communion. So the fundamental science, indeed the science that needs to underwrite all other sciences, is a theory of communication. Within such a theory of communication the proper object of study becomes not isolated particles but the information that passes between entities. In Being as Communion philosopher and mathematician William Dembski provides a non-technical overview of his work on information. Dembski attempts to make good on the promise of John Wheeler, Paul Davies, and others that information is poised to replace matter as the primary stuff of reality. With profound implications for theology and metaphysics, Being as Communion develops a relational ontology that is at once congenial to science and open to teleology in nature. All those interested in the intersections of theology, philosophy and science should read this book.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 450 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 15 mm
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