Why is There Something Rather than Nothing? | Amie Thomasson, George Ellis, Rupert Sheldrake


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The fundamental problem of philosophy, argued Heidegger, is 'why is there something rather than nothing?' Now, some scientists claim nothing doesn't exist and that even deepest space is full of virtual particles. Have we misunderstood the very idea of nothing? In this episode of Philosophy for our Times, Templeton prize winning cosmologist George Ellis, metaphysician Amie Thomasson and author of The Science Delusion Rupert Sheldrake unlock the mystery. In association with the New College of the Humanities. bit.ly/2FdPgLD

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