Physical Eschatology

Philo 4 (2):148-168 (2001)
Abstract
In this paper, I review evidence which strongly supports the claim that life will eventually be extinguished from the universe. I then examine the ethical implications of this evidence, focusing, in particular, on the question whether it is a bad thing that life will eventually die out.
Keywords eschatology  futurology  physics of the distant future  universal extinction  heat death  theism  naturalism  theories of value
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DOI 10.5840/philo20014213
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