The book under review is a splendid and uniquely well-informed contribution to the debate about what is by all indices a theory in possibly terminal crisis.
Not all patterns eliminate chance in the presence of improbability. Take an arrow shot at a target.
In his new book, Michael Denton is particularly strong on what he terms “the post-Copernican delusion of mankind’s cosmic irrelevance.”
Richard Feynman called 1/137, the fine structure constant, “a magic number that comes to us with no understanding by man.”
The multiverse concept posits the existence of many other universes, each with different sets of physical parameters.