In this final installment of our series on immortality, we will compare the theories of Tipler and Staume. Though both seek to develop a concept of life after death not based on belief or wishfulthinking but grounded in science and physiscs in particular, their respective theories are, however, as complete opposites as is logically possible. As far as I could see, there is no way to merge these two into a single theory of immortality. Continue reading →
For part one, see here
In this second installment of my series on immortality, I will discuss David Staume’s book The Atheist Afterlife. Like Frank Tipler Staume seeks to develop a concept of the afterlife that is consistent with modern physics and both authors deliberate avoid a particular religious start point of their analysis. Nevertheless Staume’s theory on immortality is quite different Tipler’s. Continue reading →
This is the first part of three in our series on immortality. Today we will discuss Frank J. Tipler’s theory of the after-life.
Frank J. Tipler explains his theory of immortality in his book The Physics of Immortality. Though it is a thick book, we could summarize his theory as follows: Continue reading →