Why Does The World Exist?

An Existential Detective Story

by Jim Holt

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Why Does The World Exist?
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An Existential Detective Story
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Jim Holt

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The search for the origins of the universe extends beyond God and the Big Bang theory; a philosopher explores the bizarre possibilities inspired by physicists, theologians, mathematicians and even novelists.