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World: The expression "world" refers to the entirety of existence, including the physical universe, diverse cultures, societies, and natural phenomena. It represents the interconnectedness within the cosmos, offering a perspective on the tangible and intangible aspects of existence. See also Totality, Existence, Reality, World/thinking.
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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

 
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John D. Barrow on World - Dictionary of Arguments

I 136
World/Wittgenstein/Barrow: it says nothing about the world that it can be described by Newtonian mechanics, but rather that it can be described in any way, as it is the case.
>Properties
, >Reality, >Laws of Nature, >Laws/Newton.

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Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments
The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

B I
John D. Barrow
Warum die Welt mathematisch ist Frankfurt/M. 1996

B II
John D. Barrow
The World Within the World, Oxford/New York 1988
German Edition:
Die Natur der Natur: Wissen an den Grenzen von Raum und Zeit Heidelberg 1993

B III
John D. Barrow
Impossibility. The Limits of Science and the Science of Limits, Oxford/New York 1998
German Edition:
Die Entdeckung des Unmöglichen. Forschung an den Grenzen des Wissens Heidelberg 2001


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