John D. Barrow and Frank J. Tipler, The
Anthropic Cosmological Principle (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1986). Although the writings of Dyson and Tipler
are recent examples and have received wide discussion, they actually represent
recent variations on a century-long series of proposals that follow on similar
questions. See Barrow and Frank J.
Tipler, The Anthropic Cosmological Principle, Chs. 2-4. for an
excellent introduction. See also Mark
W. Worthing, God, Creation, and Contemporary Physics, Theology and the
Sciences Series (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1996), Ch. 6. for a briefer
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