- A - 2
- Acknowledgements
- Aguirres argument against the Anthropic Principle
- Alternative axion cosmology
- An anthropic explanation of the electroweak symmetrybreaking scale and the hierarchy problem
- An oldfashioned Cosmic Designer is a poor explanation
- Anthropic arguments only allow one set of parameters
- Anthropic bounds versus anthropic predictions
- Anthropic constraints on other cosmological numbers
- Anthropic predictions the case of the cosmological constant
- Anthropic probabilities
- Anthropic reasoning and quantum cosmology1
- Are anthropic arguments involving multiverses and beyond legitimate1
- Are there general predictions of anthropic reasoning
- Axion physics
- Bouncing black hole singularities
- Bubble cosmology
- Challenges for observation selection theory
- Chaotic inflation
- Comparison of universegeneration mechanisms
- Comparison with observations
- Concluding remarks
- Conclusions
- Corrections
- Cosmological Natural Selection
- Cosmology and astrophysics
- Cosmology and the many worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics
- Cosmology as a resonance
- Cosmology from the top down
- De Sitter space is unstable
- Delineating the anthropically allowed domain
- Density ratios
- Describing multiverses
- Discussion
- E167
- Easing predictions in a multiverse a bestiary of shortcuts
- Editorial note
- Enlightenment knowledge ignorance temptation
- Eternal chaotic inflation and string theory landscape
- Eternal inflation
- Eventualities and observables
- Everetts concept of branchchannels
- Evidence and physics multidomain universes
- Evidence for a Level IV multiverse
- Evidence for Level I parallel universes
- Evidence for Level II parallel universes
- Evidence from observations true multiverses
- Explanatory usefulness and existence
- False uses of the Anthropic Principle
- Finetuning and selection effects
- Future prospects
- H a m 12 V
- Happenstance or coincidence
- He liL i 242
- Historical perspective
- How a multiverse theory can be tested and falsified
- How do we interpret the anthropic coincidences
- How early star formation could refute S
- How observations of the CMB could refute S
- How would we tell if we lived in a simulation
- Humans are more than mere observers
- Hypothesized mechanisms
- Ignorance is not bliss
- Implications
- Implications for cosmological finetuning
- In disguise
- Inflationary quantum fluctuations
- Inflationary scenarios
- Introducing the multiverse
- Introduction - 2 3 4 5 6
- Is it scientific to enquire about other universes
- Is the physical world a mathematical structure
- Its not science because its not testable
- Just look for zeroprobability regions in parameter space
- Less is more
- Let us assume that just one parameter varies
- Let us look for overwhelmingly more probable values
- Level I regions beyond our cosmic horizon
- Level II other postinflation bubbles
- Level III parallel universes evidence and implications
- Level III the many worlds of quantum physics
- Level IV other mathematical structures
- Living in a simulated universe
- Making predictions in a multiverse
- Mathematical democracy
- Maximal supergravity as the dark energy hidden sector
- Measures of finetuning are meaningless
- Mechanisms for production of universes
- Methodology and anthropic reasoning
- Microanthropic principle for quantum theory
- More general or philosophical aspects
- More on dark energy
- Mstring theory and anthropic reasoning
- Multiversegenerator needs design
- Multiverses design and the beauty of the laws of nature
- Multiverses merely shift the problem up one level
- Nonuniqueness
- Overview of book
- Cosmology and astrophysics55
- Particle physics and quantum theory219
- More general philosophical issues321
- Particle physics and quantum theory
- Pobs
- Prebigbang scenarios
- Predict others
- Predictions and tests of multiverse theories
- Predictions for the equation of state
- Predictions of Cosmological Natural Selection
- Preface
- Previous criticisms
- Problems
- Problems with infinity
- Problems with proof
- Providence or design
- Quantum cosmology
- Real versus fake universes
- Realized multiverses
- References - 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
- Scientific alternatives to the anthropic principle
- Selection effects within a multiverse
- Selection effects within one universe
- Sensors and conditional probabilities
- Sketch of a solution
- So what should we do
- Some sort of philosophy is inescapable
- Sources
- Spaces of possibilities
- Special or general
- Standard axion cosmology
- Successes of the theory
- Terminology God and multiple universes
- Testability refutation
- Testing multiobservation theories with typicality
- Testing multiverse theories here and now the value of A
- Testing the singleuniverse and multiverse hypotheses
- The anthropic bound
- The anthropic principle and axions
- The Anthropic Principle revisited
- The blunderbuss objection
- The classical paradigm
- The compatibility between theism and the multiverse hypothesis
- The Copenhagen picture
- The cosmological constant and dark energy
- The cosmological constant problem
- The deficiency of the Everett interpretation
- The Diracvon Neumann paradigm
- The emergence of consciousness
- The existence of regularities
- The finetuning problems of particle physics and anthropic mechanisms
- The fluctuation amplitude
- The inflationary multiverse
- The inward journey
- The measure problem
- The multiverse hierarchy
- The need for a probabilistic anthropic principle
- The outward journey
- The problem of undetermined parameters
- The quantum conundrum
- The SAP and transcendent explanations
- The SAP final theories and alternative universes
- The set of possibilities
- The slippery slope argument
- The speciality argument
- The subjective nature of a probability operator
- The theological anthropic principle
- The third way
- The trouble with de Sitter space
- Total ignorance
- Two world views
- Understanding the finetuning
- Uniqueness of the perceptor
- Using anthropic arguments in scientific cosmology
- Varieties of anthropic reasoning
- Vv
- Weak and strong versions of the AP
- Weinbergs argument for the cosmological constant
- What are Level II parallel universes like
- What are Level III parallel universes like
- What is a mathematical structure
- What is predicted
- Why a single heavy pulsar would refute S