Brian Greene is a theoretical physicist, mathematician, string theorist, and Professor at Columbia University. His latest book, Until the End of Time: Mind, Matter, and Our Search for Meaning in an Evolving Universe, explores the question of how life can be meaningful in a universe destined for extinction. It is a brave, profound, wise, and erudite work.
Category Archives: Meaning of Life-Science
The Time of Our Lives: Human Awareness in the Context of Cosmic Time
by Lawrence Rifkin MD
I am about to turn 50 years old, a mark of time that perhaps triggered the impetus to try to understand human life in the context of the largest possible backdrop — cosmic time. Continue reading The Time of Our Lives: Human Awareness in the Context of Cosmic Time
“A Meaning to Life,” Reply to Ruse
My last post expressed my effusive praise for Michael Ruse’s new book, A Meaning to Life. I would now like to comment on Ruse’s counsel that we can create and enjoy meaning in life despite the yearning for some non-existent salvific narrative—religious or scientific. Continue reading “A Meaning to Life,” Reply to Ruse