Why Does the World Exist?: An Existential Detective Story

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An irreverent sleuth tackles the riddle of existence that has puzzled man since the dawn of time. 'Why is there a world rather than nothing at all?' remains the most curious and most enduring of all metaphysical mysteries. Moving away from the narrower paths of Christopher Hitchens, Roger Penrose and Stephen Hawking, the celebrated essayist Jim Holt now enters this fascinating debate with his broad, lively and deeply informed narrative that traces all our efforts to grasp the origins of the universe. With sly humour and a ...

Why Does the World Exist?: An Existential Detective Story 2013, Liveright Publishing Corporation

ISBN-13: 9780871403599

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Why Does the World Exist?: An Existential Detective Story 2012, WW Norton & Co, New York

ISBN-13: 9780871404091

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Why Does the World Exist?: An Existential Detective Story 2012, Profile Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781846682445

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