The Anthropic Cosmological Principle

  title={The Anthropic Cosmological Principle},
  author={John D. Barrow and Frank Tipler and James L. Anderson},
Is there any connection between the vastness of the universes of stars and galaxies and the existence of life on a small planet out in the suburbs of the Milky Way? This book shows that there is. In their classic work, John Barrow and Frank Tipler examine the question of Mankind's place in the Universe, taking the reader on a tour of many scientific disciplines and offering fascinating insights into issues such as the nature of life, the serach for extraterrestrial intelligence, and the past… 
What, If Anything, Is the Anthropic Cosmological Principle Telling Us?
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The Sap Also Rises: A Critical Examination of the Anthropic Principle
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The anthropic principle and the duration of the cosmological past
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The Anthropic Principle Revisited
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Impact of the Multiverse Hypothesis on the Anthropic Cosmological Principle as Evidence of God ’ s Existence
Beginning with Kepler, Copernicus, and Galileo, our access to the heavens has been enhanced through technology. We have been challenged in our philosophical assumptions with scientific evidence that
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Cosmology and the Origin of Life
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What the anthropic principle can tell us about the future of the dark energy universe
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