I attach a comment by Victor Stenger on Lawrence Krauss's "A Universe
from Nothing". You might also want to follow the link to David
Albert's critical review. Is it meaningful to speak of a "nothing"
beyond the void of RQFT? Or beyond the truths of arithmetic?
Hmm... They are not aware of the mind body problem, and they take for
granted a speculation on one universal number (and then Dawkins is
glad because it is not theology.
You may be interested in today's BBC Radio 4 "In Our Time" with Melvyn
Bragg et al, which was about Neo-Platonism and Plotinus.
That seems much more interesting :)
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