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The Beginning and the End: The Meaning of Life in a Cosmological Perspective

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The Beginning and the End: The Meaning of Life in a Cosmological Perspective
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Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 356

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Where does it all come from? Where are we going? Are we alone in the universe? What is good and what is evil? The scientific narrative of cosmic evolution demands that we tackle such big questions with a cosmological perspective.

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