The Fallacy Of Fine-tuning: Why The Universe Is Not Designed For Us

April 26, 2011|
The Fallacy Of Fine-tuning: Why The Universe Is Not Designed For Us by Victor J. Stenger
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A number of authors have noted that if some physical parameters were slightly changed, the universe could no longer support life, as we know it. This implies that life depends sensitively on the physics of our universe. Does this "fine-tuning" of the universe suggest that a creator god intentionally calibrated the initial conditions of the universe such that life on earth and the evolution of humanity would eventually emerge? In his in-depth and highly accessible discussion of this fascinating and controversial topic, the author looks at the evidence and comes to the opposite conclusion. He finds that the observations of science and our naked senses not only show no evidence for God, they provide evidence beyond a reasonable doubt that God does not exist.
Victor J. Stenger(1935 - 2014) was an adjunct professor of philosophy at the University of Colorado and emeritus professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Hawaii. He was the author of theNew York TimesbestsellerGod: The Failed Hypothesis, God and the Atom, God and the Folly of Faith,The Comprehensible Cosmos, and ...
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Title:The Fallacy Of Fine-tuning: Why The Universe Is Not Designed For Us
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:352 pages, 9.26 X 6.28 X 1.05 in
Shipping dimensions:352 pages, 9.26 X 6.28 X 1.05 in
Published:April 26, 2011
Publisher:Prometheus
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781616144432

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