Are We Alone? Philosophical Implications of the Discovery of Extraterrestrial Life
What must we assume about the laws of physics, the nature of the universe, and the nature of life and intelligence in order to expect that there is intelligent life out there? And if there is, what would it do to our science, our religions, and our world view in general? Are We Alone? ponders the enormous implications for such major philosophical and religious issues as the mind-body problem, the nature of life and consciousness, and the place of mankind in the cosmos.