Chapter 9: Fundamental Physics

Section 5: Ultimate Models for the Universe

History of ultimate models [of physics] Theological implications [of ultimate models of physics] [History of] origins of physical models Simplicity in scientific models Numerology Emergence of simple laws Apparent simplicity [of laws] Mechanistic models [in physics] The Anthropic Principle Physics versus mathematics Initial conditions [for the universe] Consequences of an ultimate model [of physics] Meaning of the universe

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